This river length starts out very mellow and slow. There is a runnable gravel Dam/Class II rapid just upstream of Nobels Mill Rd. Further down there is a mandatory portage and an unrunnable Dam with a concrete apron a short distance upstream from Darlington Rd. After Darlington Rd., the river picks up speed again when it makes its final drop to the Susquehanna.
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Many thanks those who have contributed to AW's Sang Run Access Fund on line. We raised over $1200 to pay for the porta potty and gravel. Thanks to you, we've maintained this site for the State of Maryland for over 20 years! Let's also give a special shout out to Don Millard, who has cut the grass in both Friendsville and Sang Run for many years to keep our access costs low. If not for him you might see a parking fee of $5 a head at both ends! Jeff Macklin Photo
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