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Difficulty I
Length 8 Miles
Gauge Yellow Breeches Creek near Camp Hill, PA
Flow Range 1.50 - 6.50 FT
Flow Rate as of: 20 minutes ago 1.13 [FT]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/24/2018 1:04 pm

River Description

Putting in at Boiling Springs near the Boiling Springs Iron Furnace.  There is a 3 foot weir below Boiling Springs that needs to be carried on the right..  There is a five foot Dam above PA Rt 74 that is also unrunnable and must be carried.  A three foot weir at the Williams Grove amusement park can be run on far river left, after checking for debris in the drop.  Carry or take-out above the four foot Dam just above Old Gettysburg Rd.

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Pennsylvania Dam Removal Conference to be Held January 31st.

Kevin Colburn

There will be a one day conference on January 31st in eastern Pennsylvania that will address dam removal and rehabilitation in the state and region. It is likely that this very affordable conference would be helpful to paddlers interested in working on dam removal projects in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. Registration for the conference is due by January 23rd.

Tony Allred Jr


Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1210128 07/24/18 Tony Allred Jr 7-24-2018 - cleanup
1210124 07/24/18 Tony Allred Jr n/a
1210125 07/24/18 Tony Allred Jr 7-24-2018 - added reach