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Difficulty I
Length 7.7 Miles
Gauge Octoraro Creek near Richardsmere, MD
Flow Range 350 - 4000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 54 minutes ago 172 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 05/21/2019 10:14 am

River Description

Pleasant run through scenic countryside. Put in Sleepy Hollow Rd/Lees Bridge Rd in PA. The river gets pretty flat and twisty as the Octoraro winds its way around an farm valley. The final takeout is also the putin for the Lower Octoraro, a more adventurous stream.

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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


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