There are a number of access points on this run. Starting from the top (Access - river miles) they are: Monkton Road - 0.0, Merryman Park/Corbett Rd - 1.9, Glencoe Road - 4.7, Sparks Road - 5.4, Phoenix Road 6.7 . This river length was created to indicate a stretch where the river level is best described by the Glencoe gauge, not necessarily what might be a usual run. Summer Parking can be an issue at all the accesses, particularly Monkton Road, so it's wise to get there early.
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Tonight American Whitewater presented the Town of Friendsville, Maryland with a $5000 check towards the extension of the Upper Yough Access Parking Area. This, combined with a $1000 donation from Keelhaulers Canoe Club, made a strong statement of how much paddlers value the river and the town! Under the leadership of Mayor Spencer Schlosnagle and long time paddler and Friendsville resident Jess Whittemore the town raised $7 in additional funding for every dollar paddlers donated - just like they did on the initial construction! This makes these gifts a great value for the whitewater community. A big shout out and thank you to ALL who donated!
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