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Kennedy Mill to Connoquenessing Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Slippery Rock Creek

Kennedy Mill to Connoquenessing Creek Info
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Put In:  Kennedy Mill
Take Out:  Connoquenessing Creek
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  23 ft/mi
Run Length:  10 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Pittsburgh Weather Service
Good Level:  0.5 ft-3.0 ft
Primary Season:  This stream can rise several feet after a hard rain.
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  Slippery Rock Creek gradually picks up steam and develops into a series of twisting boulder gardens.
Hazards:  Four dams that must be portaged.
Water Craft:  kayak
Land Ownership:  Mixed public and private
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (PA), 243 Northwest of Harrisburg
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Route 19 bridge at Kennedy Mill.

Take-out: Far side of Connoquenessing Creek

Other Resources

Northeastern Kayak Clubs
  • Apalachian Mountain Club-DVC
  • Benscreek Canoe Club
  • Buck Ridge Ski Club
  • Lehigh Valley Canoe Club
  • Philadelphia Canoe Club
  • Three Rivers Paddling Club