Brandywine Creek, W. Branch - 1. Icedale Road (T443) to PA 340


Brandywine Creek, W. Branch, Pennsylvania, US

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1. Icedale Road (T443) to PA 340

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 6.6 Miles
Avg. Gradient 34 fpm
Max Gradient 80 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Brandywine Creek at Chadds Ford, PA
usgs-01481000 1000 - 3000 cfs I-III 00h55m 539 cfs (too low)


River Description

Bustling stretch of the Brandywine that starts at Icedale Lake and runs to Coatesville

For more information, see Keystone Canoeing by Gertler, E.



StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2001-07-12 05:16:40

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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October 29 2009 (3276 days ago)
x (1)
I hit this run again 10/28/09 about 7.5 feet. thats a sweet flow its a great quick run. There was a
few small pices of wood about hafe way down.You can make it around it and see it. matt
August 13 2009 (3352 days ago)
x (1)
a few of us paddled the west branch today i think it was running about 6 1/2 7feet we run it off of
wagontown rd in hibernia park sweet run class 3 no wood and you can hike the run we hit at 9
1/2feet class 4+ got are ass kicked if you want to hit it call matt at 610 787-0615


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