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Youghiogheny River Adventure

The Youghiogheny  River, commonly referred to as just “The Yough” (pronounced “Yock”) in southwest Pennsylvania is one of the premier whitewater rivers within an easy day’s drive from Michigan. It is a dam controlled river with guaranteed flows when other rivers may not be runnable.  This learning trip will help you hone your river running and playing skills on the Class 2 and Class 3 rapids of the Yough.

Day 1 has the option of warming up on either the Slippery Rock Creek, the Middle Yough, Casselman or the Cheat Narrows depending on water levels.  One day could also include a tour of the nearby Frank Lloyd Wright Falling Water house (tour fee not included). Tent camping is included at the Kentuck Campground. RV camping or hotel accommodations are available but not included in the trip cost. Trip costs include mandatory river usage fee and shuttle fees.  Paddling days are Friday-Sunday, campsite available Thursday afternoon through Sunday morning.

Paddlers should have some experience in Class 2 whitewater but need not have any prior Class 3 experience.

Yough River Kayak Adventure  $375.00. June 24-27, 2021 Register Now
ugust 12-15, 2021 Register Now


Yough River Adventure

Yough River Adventure


When:June 24-27, 2021
August 12-15, 2021
Where: Ohiopyle, PA
Camping check-in June 24 or Aug. 12
Camping check-out June 27 or Aug. 15
First day paddling June 25 or Aug 13
Last day paddling June 27 or Aug. 15
How much: $375
What’s included: low ratio professional coaching, campsite, river user fee and shuttle fees

Skill Development

Eddy turns and peelouts
River running strategies
River safety
Self rescues
Group rescues