Whitewater — Upper Youghiogheny River

Paddlers on the Upper Yough

Description

A classic class V run with consistant releases during the summer make this the premier class V whitewater destination during the summer. The releases are scheduled (see the link). Commercial Outfitters offer trips on this section of river (all Ohiopyle based outfitters run the Upper Yough). Map (pdf).

Directions from Morgantown

I 68 to Friendsville, MD. The take-out is in Friendsville next to the bridge and Mountain Surf. To get to the put-in, follow Rt. 42 South for 5.3 miles to Gap Run Rd. on the right. Go .7 miles and turn left on Bishoff Rd. Go 1.2 miles and turn right on Sang Run Rd. Go 2.2 miles to the river.

Travel Time:

45 min

Activities:

Whitewater

Address:

NA

Phone/Email:

NA

Web resources:

www.americanwhitewater.org/rivers/id/753www.deepcreekhydro.com/WhitewaterSchedule

ORC Resources:

Brochure

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