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Whitewater Raft Center

Carbon county, Pennsylvania whitewater outfitter

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If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are
    good for beginners. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more. The nearby hotels are
a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. The wonderful Pennsylvania scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile.

Briefly about the general area:
The Choke Creek Trail is a great hiking trail next
to Whitewater Raft Center; obviously, everybody loves Hickory Run State Park. The skiing at Big Boulder is nice, and if the weather is delightful, you can go for a hike along the Boulder Field Trail. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Here at Whitewater Raft Center you'll probably meet some people from Lehighton; Lehigh Gorge State Park is worth taking a look at. A journey to Whitewater Raft Center wouldn't be complete without taking a look at Three O'Clock Spring. Lots of precipitation falls at Whitewater Raft Center. August is when you get the most rain here while February is the month with the least amount of precipitation.

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These outdoors activities are available near Whitewater Raft Center.
 Whitewater Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Lehigh River, Carbon County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 12.5 miles long (Rockport to Glen Onoko)
Tunkhannock Creek, Monroe/Carbon County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 4.4 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 115 to Pennsylvania Route 940)
Lehigh River, Carbon County, 10 miles away
      Class II(III) - 6.75 miles long (Francis Walters Dam to White Haven)
Lehigh River, Carbon County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 9 miles long (White Haven to Rockport)
Whitewater Outfitter - Lehigh Rafting Rentals, Luzerne County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Bear Creek, Luzerne County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.6 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 115 to Walter Dam)
Black Creek, Carbon County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.6 miles long (Hudsondale to mouth)
Nesquehoning Creek, Carbon County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.6 miles long (Confluence with Broad Run to mouth)
Lehigh River, Carbon / Lehigh / Northhampton / Monroe County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 82.1 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 435 to Canal Park Allentown)
Lizard Creek, Schuykill / Carbon County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.8 miles long (Pennsylvania Route 309 to Kittitiny Road)
 Ski Areas Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Big Boulder, Pennsylvania , 7 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 16 runs
Jack Frost, Pennsylvania , 9 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 21 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 12 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Sno Mountain, Pennsylvania , 21 miles away, 1020 foot drop, 7 lifts, 30 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 21 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 24 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 25 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 31 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 40 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
 Hotels Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lehighton (Jim Thorpe), PA, Lehighton , 6 miles away
Hampton Inn Lehighton-Jim Thorpe PA, Lehighton , 6 miles away
Comfort Inn - Pocono Mountains, White Haven , 7 miles away
Quality Inn Pocono Resort, Lake Harmony , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WHITE HAVEN - LAKE HARMONY, White Haven , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Hickory Run State Park, Lake Harmony, 5 miles away
Blue Mountain Camping Resort, Lehighton, 6 miles away
WT Family Camping, Blakeslee, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Boulder Field Trail, Carbon , 4 miles away
Choke Creek Trail, Lackawanna , 13 miles away
Refuge Trail, Lackawanna , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Bethlehem - PA , 24 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 50 miles away
Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania , 4 miles away
Lehigh Gorge State Park, Pennsylvania , 6 miles away
Beltzville State Park, Pennsylvania , 6 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Whitewater Raft Center:
Split Rock Country Club, Lake Harmony , 6 miles away
The Blue Ridge Country Club, Palmerton , 7 miles away
Riverview Golf & Country Club, Easton , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Whitewater Raft Center
Kriss Pines Lake, Carbon , 4 miles away
Beltzville Lake, Carbon , 5 miles away
Big Boulder Lake, Carbon , 7 miles away

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