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Youghiogheny River, Pennsylvania

#143 of 151 in Nature in Pennsylvania
Authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938, Youghiogheny River Lake is one of 16 flood control projects in the Pittsburgh District. The project provides flood protection for the Youghiogheny and lower Monongahela River Valleys as well as for the upper Ohio River.
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  • If your into whitewater, regardless if it's in a raft or a kayak, you definitely need to paddle the Yough. With that said, if you're a kayayer, please make sure your skill set is up before running thi...  more »
  • Had a great time whitewater rafting.......will do it again. We loved the scenery and the high adventure that we experienced.  more »
  • I had fun that Day at the water steps. A safe, fun, free, clean, place to go and chill on date night or to bring the kids to get out of the house on a hot summer day when school is out.
  • It's a beautiful river. There are many different things to do along the stretch. The scenery is beautiful and tranquil.

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