Youghiogheny River (Top)


Class IV-V section with Swallow Falls just after the put-in. 3 miles with an extra 0.25 miles above the bridge if you hike upstream from the put-in. This is a great before/after work or winter run due to its short length. Many paddlers set shuttle for multiple laps.


The take-out is on Oakland Sang Run Rd in western Maryland (Google directions below). For the put-in, go right on Oakland Sang Run Rd. for 2.3 miles until it intersects with Swallow Falls Rd. Go Right for 1.1 miles to the parking spot next to the bridge.


Whitewater, Swimming Hole, Waterfall.

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Book "A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to West Virginia"

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