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Difficulty I-II
Length 6.8 Miles
Gauge Wills Creek below Hyndman, PA
Flow Range 600 - 5000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 27 minutes ago 273 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 08/20/2004 11:00 am

River Description


Ed Evangelidi shared:

Considering the heavy mining in the area, this is a very fine and nice novice run. The stream is small enough to have strainers and they could pose a problem as this creek is not a slow mover. A problem comes in finding a suitable takeout. Wills Creek is usually flowing much bigger and faster than Little Wills and it is hard to catch an eddy on it near the few lousy access points. Most of the Hyndman area has high man made banks due to the numerous floodings that this area has suffered through. Make sure you can handle the heavier flows on Wills Creek if you plan to boat it to get to a takeout.

For more information, see Keystone Canoeing by Gertler.

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Minimum flow based on a recommendation by Steve Ettinger.

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Pennsylvania Dam Removal Conference to be Held January 31st.

2004-01-09 00:00:00-05
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.
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Matt Muir