Tubing in Perkiomen creek

Tubing in Perkiomen creek

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Curious in Collegeville

Collegeville, PA

#1 Aug 27, 2010
Has anyone gone tubing in the Perkiomen Creek? Wondering where would be the best place to start/end. I live in Collegeville.
Dan

Hunt Valley, MD

#2 Aug 27, 2010
I've gone kayacking down the Perkiomen from Central Perkiomen Valley Park down to Hoy Park. I would think for tubing the best place would be between the Collegeville bridge area and Hoy Park. Any further upstream gets a little shallow in some areas, and tubing around the Peco substation could be a little rough as there are a couple small dams.

The only place you might need to portage is around the Arcola Rd. bridge if it hasn't rained in awhile.
Tubing Fan

Cleveland, OH

#3 Aug 30, 2010
Went tubing this weekend on the Perkiomen and had a great time. The water was a little slow but it was fun! The water is mostly shallow 1-2 feet deep but gets deeper after the bridge for Arcloa Rd.
Dave and Niki

Marcus Hook, PA

#4 Jul 19, 2011
We start up near Green Lane and tube down to Spring Mount. Its empty most of the time so we can do a little "nudin-tubin." Shallow water so you don't move too fast.
Jaws

United States

#5 Jul 19, 2011
Good luck with that. My neighbor saw fresh water sharks in the Perk last time he went fishing near Plank Rd. I aint going near that water.
beelz

Schwenksville, PA

#6 Jul 28, 2011
fresh water sharks...too funny.
The Hater

Malvern, PA

#7 Aug 1, 2011
I've seen sting-ray up by the old Oxy-Chem plant
in rottown
aemornion

Lexington Park, MD

#8 Jun 11, 2013
The Hater wrote:
I've seen sting-ray up by the old Oxy-Chem plant
in rottown
OMG you have seen them too!
I remember tubing somewhere on the perkiomen creek, about 10 years ago in my youth, and I saw stingray looking animals. No one believed me. I guess i'm not going crazy after all.

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