Muddy Creek - Cranesville Swamp Nature Preserve (Lake Ford Road) to Youghiogheny River


Muddy Creek, Maryland, US

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Cranesville Swamp Nature Preserve (Lake Ford Road) to Youghiogheny River

Usual Difficulty I-III(V) (for normal flows)
Length 6 Miles
Avg. Gradient 67 fpm
Max Gradient 150 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
CHERRY CREEK AT STATE PARK ROAD NEAR MCHENRY, MD
usgs-03075905 100 - 1000 cfs I-III(V) 00h51m 50.1 cfs (too low)


River Description

Be sure to scout the takeout before you run this thang. You don't want to get washed over Muddy Creek Falls, the highest waterfall in the state of Maryland.
Lat/longitude coordinates are a SWAG, from TopoZone.

Other related or nearby streams:
Lower Yough (Class III)
Bear Creek (Class IV)
Deep Creek (Class IV-V)
Top Yough (Class IV-V)
Upper Yough (Class IV-V)
Middle Yough (Class II)


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-03-19 12:59:59

Rapid Descriptions

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