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Geography
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Dunbar Creek is a popular stream for trout fishing in Fayette County, PA. Dunbar Creek's headwaters are located between Fulton Knob and Dunbar Knob in North Union Township, PA (near Jumonville, PA) just east of Chestnut Ridge. The creek flows north by northeast along the eastern slopes of Chestnut Ridge through forested highlands as it enters Dunbar Township, PA, and then steers in a northwest direction as it cuts through Chestnut Ridge. Here the creek parallels Dunbar Ohiopyle Road until it enters Dunbar, PA, afterwards it turns north east again prior to its confluence with the Youghiogheny River.

Prior to Dunbar, PA, much of Dunbar Creek is on PA State Game Land.

Dunbar Creek is popular for fishing, and fly fishing along its upper portion. Access is provided by PA State Game Land 51 parkings lots and improved roads.
Recreation
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While the B & O Railroad lines the eastern bank, access to the western bank of the Youghiogheny River is available from the Youghiogheny River Trail (a corridor of the Great Allegheny Passage Trail). A common sight along the 70+ mile trail are anglers bike riding to their favorite fishing spots.
?} Recreational activities in Ohiopyle State Park, PA include fishing, kayaking, rafting, biking, hiking, camping, sightseeing, and skiing.

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