Middle Rapids Map
Map of Middle Rapids at Ohiopyle State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.
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LOOP TAKE OUT MIDDLE YOUGH RIVER 381 TAKE OUT 71 Mile Post To US Rte 40 s nd a hl Lau rel g Hi Victoria 70 Mile Post 69 Mile Post Riffles: fast shallow water Hydraulic (hole) River Right 68 Mile Post River Left S L E G E ND Standing Wave Trail shelter 67 Mile Post E Bik e .5 Miles Fir 2 1 ew ee d Tra il is 66 Mile Post the Ro ad em erg en cy it ex “Z” Rapid Class ll-lll Haystacks Class l-ll Trail Rd. To Confluence Cable Car Class ll-lll Gas Line LAUNCH AREA Elephant Rock Class ll-lll Bidwell Rd . Ohiopyle Falls W 65 Mile Post SEE LOWER YOUGH RIVER MAP FOR DETAILS NORTH OF THIS RAPID Drake Rapid Class ll Fast and Clean Class l Drakestown Road STATE PARK PUT-IN To Ursina 281 Confluence 281 fast current and good boat control in tight passages or around ledges is often required. Strong eddies and powerful current effects can occur. Hoffm an Dr . Victoria Falls Ramcat Rapid This 11-mile section of whitewater consists of Class I/II rapids. 64 Mile Post Class ll Under certain conditions Class III rapids may exist. Class ll-lll The classes below are the American version of the rating system used • A river map with diagrams should be used only as a reference. It is not a throughout the world. This system is not exact. Rivers do not always fit easily into one category and there may be regional interpretations. This information is substitute for scouting the rapids. • Inner tubes and air mattresses are prohibited. from American Whitewater. • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Class I: Easy - Fast moving water with riffles and small waves. Few obstruc• All boaters must wear a PFD (personal flotation device) at all times while tions, all obvious and easily missed with little training. Self-rescue is easy. on the river. Class II: Novice - Straightforward rapids with wide, clear channels which are Ohiopyle • All boaters must sign in at the kiosk at the state park Ramcat Put-in prior ToState Park evident without scouting. Occasional maneuvering may be required, but rocks to launching on the Middle Youghiogheny River. and medium-sized waves are easily missed by trained paddlers. • Watch for the Take Out just past Elephant Rock on river left. Do not miss Class III: Intermediate - Rapids with moderate, irregular waves which may be the take out because Ohiopyle Falls is downstream. difficult to avoid and which can swamp an open canoe. Complex maneuvers in 523 Dam Youghiogheny Reservoir To Listonburg