Paint Creek - SR 56 to Stonycreek River


Paint Creek, Pennsylvania, US

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SR 56 to Stonycreek River

Usual Difficulty V (for normal flows)
Length 2.7 Miles
Avg. Gradient 225 fpm

Big Sluice


Big Sluice
Photo of Zacahary Frederick by Roger Loughney taken 11/20/05 @ Medium-Low water

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Stonycreek River at Ferndale, PA
usgs-03040000 5.50 - 10.00 ft V 00h51m 2.26 ft (too low)


River Description

Highly polluted with Acid Mine Drainage.

See the Paint Creek Page in the Benscreek Canoe Club Stonycreek Watershed Page. Gradient from the Benscreek Canoe Club.

For other streams in this watershed, check out:
Stony Canyon (III-IV)
Stony Gorge (IV)
Roaring Fork (IV)
Shade Creek (III-IV)
Dark Shade Creek (IV-V)
Clear Shade Creek (III)
Conemaugh River (I-II)
Quemahoning Creek (III)
Little Conemaugh River - North (II-III)
Little Conemaugh River - South (II-III)
Little Conemaugh River (II-III(V))


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-10-15 17:41:04

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