Lycoming College is fortunate to be located in north central Pennsylvania. There are some really good streams just around the corner and within an hours drive some of the best trout streams in the state can be found. Below is an outline of some of them. Click the stream name for more detail...
Loyalsock Creek is a tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River located chiefly in Sullivan and Lycoming counties. Loyalsock Creek is about 63.6 miles long. The source is in western Wyoming County near the Sullivan County line and its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River is at Montoursville.
Lycoming Creek has its source in Tioga County and is 25 miles in length from the Tioga County / Lycoming County line to its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River at Williamsport. Smaller streams feeding Lycoming Creek include Pleasant Stream, Grays Run, Roaring Branch, Hoagland Run, and Trout Run.
The creek is approximately 40 miles long. For much of its length, U.S. Route 220 runs parallel to Muncy Creek. Muncy Creek has its source in Sullivan County and flows generally west by southwest through the county. Muncy Creek arises in Davidson Township and flows west, forming the border between Davidson and Laporte Townships.
Fishing Creek is Pennsylvania's northernmost limestone stream. From its headwaters near Rte. 80 to its mouth on Bald Eagle Creek near Lock Haven, this stream is Class A water throughout. Fishing Creek is one of the top five wild trout streams in Pennsylvania. In addition to a strong population of wild brown trout, Fishing Creek features some of the largest wild brook trout in the state.
Pine Creek is a tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River in Potter, Tioga, Lycoming, and Clinton counties.. The creek is 86.5 miles long. Pine Creek's source is in Potter County, 5 miles southeast of Ulysses. It flows southeast 16 miles to Galeton, where it receives its first major tributary, the West Branch Pine Creek. It then flows east 12 miles to Tioga County and the village of Ansonia. Here it receives its second major tributary, Marsh Creek and turns south again for 16 miles. At the village of Blackwell, Pine Creek receives its third major tributary, Babb Creek. It continues southwest 14 miles and enters Lycoming County, where it turns southeast for 28 miles to its mouth. At Waterville it receives its fourth major tributary, Little Pine Creek. Click the Pine Creek link for info on Slate and Cedar Runs as well.
White Deer Creek
White Deer Creek is a tributary of the Susquehanna River in Central Pennsylvania. It originates in the Northeast corner of Centre County, near the Clinton County line. It travels 17.1 miles, mostly through northern Union County, before joining the Susquehanna River near the village of White Deer.
White Deer Hole Creek
White Deer Hole Creek is a 20.5 mile long tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River in Clinton, Lycoming and Union counties. The source of White Deer Hole Creek is in Crawford Township, just over the Clinton County line. Both it and the western half of the creek are within Tiadaghton State Forest.
Ravensburg State Park is a Pennsylvania State Park in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. It is in a gorge carved by Rauchtown Run. This state park is on Pennsylvania Route 880, 8 miles north of Carroll and 8 miles south-east of Jersey Shore.