Re: [kayaking-129] Fwd: Paddle upper Beaver River between New Castle and Ellwood City?

From: Rob
Sent on: Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:31 PM

Dave. Thanks so much for the info on upper beaver river.

On May 22,[masked]:23 AM, "Dave McQuaid" <[address removed]> wrote:

Beaver River Trip

Take out- drive down Rock Point rd to the Connie and park up by the RR tracks. Be careful not to leave anything or linger too long on the ramp into the water. That's Boat Club property and while they don't mind using it some members get peeved if they have to wait.

Put in- Mt Jackson bridge off rt 18. Immediately at end of bridge there is a small space- swing wide and you can drive through and into a nice space with access to the water under the bridge. Short 2 ft drop to water so be careful.

On trip- riffles right past Wampum bridge and under RR bridge, easy.

Then some islands, the last one is very shallow on left. Small access on right, if you took left you will probably be walking boat.

Look for concrete. Pump building on right. When you see it, about 100 yards on left look for small stream coming in on left. Take out and follow trail ( mind poison ivy) and come to great waterfall- worth the walk.

End- take out on Connie but dont forget to paddle up it to 1st rapid- look for the old steps and trails.

Enjoy!

Questions? Give me a buzz
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Dave
Www.keystonesojourns.com


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Subject: Re: [kayaking-129] Fwd: Paddle upper Beaver River between New Castle and Ellwood City?
From: Tom Pasternak <[address removed]>
Date: May 21,[masked]:33 PM
To: [address removed]
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Hey Rob,

Always wanted to paddle the Beaver! I'll go with you!  we'll shuttle.  call
me [masked].
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On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 3:18 PM, Rob <[address removed]> wrote:

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> Since I live in Ellwood City it was suggested to me that the upper Beaver
> River would be a good solo kayak paddle: putting in at the rt.18/rt.108
> bridge below New Caslte and taking out at Rock Point near Ellwood.  That's
> almost 11 miles and an elevation drop of only 30 feet over that 11 miles.
> Right now the water is super high but when it goes down I'm thinking of
> droppping off my bike at Rock point, putting in near New Castle and then
> riding my bike back to get my truck afterwards.  It looks like there are no
> real rapids...just some class one ripples in a few places.
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> Anyone ever do that section of the river?  Anyone have interest in
> paddling it once the water level drops a bit?
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