River Boarding on the Tohickon Creek

Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant, Bucks County, PA
Difficulty: Class III to IV must be an experienced whitewater boater

 

River Boarding has nothing to do with tubing, and no one should think that they can tube the Tohickon Creek (you will get hurt). Here of some pictures of Jamie River Boarding the Tohickon Creek.

Jamie River Boarding

Doing a little surfing on a river board requires protective gear (helmut, shin and knee pads and flippers).

River Boarding one of the drops

One of the bigger drops on the creek.

Surfing the River Board

Surfing one of the drops.

Surfing the Tohickon

Getting a face full of whitewater.

Edding Out

Eddying out.

 

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External Links

US River Boarding Association

Organization that promotes river boarding in the United States.

FaceLevel

Site that promotes river boarding.

Ralph Stover State Park

Information regarding the put in at the Park

American Whitewater Info

Whitewater advocacy group web page showing safe and dangerous water levels for running rivers in PA.

USGS PA River Levels

Information regarding stream and river levels in Pennsyvania.

Southeast PA Water Releases

Partial list of dates of river releases in PA.

Tohickon Valley Park Information

County Park with camping above the Tohickon

Virtual Tour of Tohickon Creek for Boaters

Great site for helping you pick your line on the Tohickon.

The Dolan Gang

Web page with information regarding a group of outlaws who hide out in and around the Tohickon and Plumstead area.

Rock Climbing at "High Rocks"

Web page regarding rock climbing on "High Rocks" at Stover State Park.

Tohickon Aqueduct

Web page regarding the Tohickon Aqueducts that takes the Delaware Canal over the Tohickon Creek.

Google SketchUp of Tohickon Aqueduct

Shows how the Aqueduct is built (need free program-Google SketchUp to view)

Philadelphia Canoe Club

Great club with training program and bulletin board regarding Southeast PA boating and more.

Lehigh Valley Whitewater Club

Great club with training program and bulletin board regarding Southeast PA boating and more.