Sinnemahoning Water Trail

The new Sinnemahoning Water Trail offers paddlers more than 75 miles to explore through picturesque landscapes. Spend the day in heart of Pennsylvania’s Wild Elk Country as you paddle through the Bennett Valley. Enjoy a scenic adventure in Bucktail Natural Area in Driftwood Valley and wonder at the beautiful Elk and Sproul State Forest in Sinnemahoning Valley.  The Bennett Branch and Driftwood Branches begin as small streams high the mountains of Elk and Cameron Counties.  As these streams reach the valley floors they are transformed into beautiful calm rivers.  In the town of Driftwood, the Bennett Branch and Driftwood Branch converge to form the mighty Sinnemahoning Creek which is famous for outstanding paddling and fishing opportunities.

Bennett Branch Water Trail (39.8 miles)

Paddling is seasonal depending on waterflow with spring and fall, plus after recent rains being the best times.  The stream drops 900 feet from headwaters near Sabula to the mouth at Driftwood.

  • Bennett Branch Forest to Blakeslee Recreation Area – 13.4 miles
  • Blakeslee Recreation Area to Benezette – 3.2 miles
  • Benezette to Grant Bridge – 6.6 miles
  • Grant Bridge to Hicks Run – 5.4 miles
  • Hicks Run to Driftwood – 11.2 miles

Driftwood Branch Water Trail (20 miles)

Paddling is seasonal depending on waterflow with spring and fall, plus after recent rains being the best times.  Stream drops 1380 feet from headwaters near Rich Valley to the mouth at Driftwood.

  • Front Street Park to Cameron-6.0 miles
  • Cameron to Emporium Country Club-1.8 miles
  • Emporium Country Club to Sterling Run Park-2.2 miles
  • Sterling Run to Driftwood-10.0 miles

Sinnemahoning Creek Water Trail (15.5 Miles)

Paddling is seasonal depending on waterflow with spring and fall, plus after recent rains being the best times.  Stream drops 120 feet from the confluence of Bennett Branch and Driftwood Branch near the town of Driftwood to the mouth in Keating.

  • Driftwood to Sinnemahoning-3.7 miles
  • Sinnemahoning to Keating-11.8 miles
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