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Oconaluftee River, North Carolina

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: III
Length: 4 miles
Average Gradient: 100 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.58789
Longitude: -83.36261

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.5545
Longitude: -83.31141


Paddling Rivers Near Oconaluftee River, North Carolina:

   Oconaluftee River, Swain County, 2 miles away
      Class III - 4 miles long (Quiet Walkway to Smokemont)

   Oconaluftee River, Swain County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 11.5 miles long (Smokemont Campground to Birdtown)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Smokey Mountain Tubing, Swain County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Smokey Mountain Tubing, Swain County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Raven Fork, Swain County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 4 miles long (Gorges to Confluence with Straight Fork)

   Raven Fork, Swain County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 8 miles long (Job Corps Bridge to Confluence with Oconalufftee)

   Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong, Sevier County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 1.4 miles long (Ramsey Prong/ Eagle Rocks Prong confluence to Bridge at Trailhead)

   Deep Creek, Swain County, 8 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Bryson City)

   Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong, Sevier County, 8 miles away
      Class IV+ - 1.5 miles long (Ramsey's Cascade trailhead to Porters Creek confluence)

   Tuckasegee River, Jackson/Swain County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (Whittier to Bryson City)

   Upper Road Prong, Sevier County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.09 miles long (Green Light Falls to Third Bridge)

   Little Pigeon River - Middle Prong, Sevier County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.7 miles long (Picnic Grounds at Greenbrier Ranger Station to Highway 73)


Hotels near Oconaluftee River, North Carolina:

Cherokee Lodge, Cherokee
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4.6 miles away
Comfort Suites Cherokee, Cherokee
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4.6 miles away
Great Smokies Inn Cherokee, Cherokee
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4.6 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Cherokee Smoky Mountains, Cherokee
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4.7 miles away
Hampton Inn Cherokee, Cherokee
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5.4 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHEROKEE/CASINO, Cherokee
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5.4 miles away
Rodeway Inn & Suites On The River, Cherokee
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5.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Cherokee, Cherokee
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5.5 miles away
Quality Inn Cherokee, Cherokee
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5.9 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Cherokee, Cherokee
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6.3 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Cherokee, Cherokee
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6.3 miles away
Days Inn Cherokee Near Casino, Cherokee
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6.4 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Oconaluftee River, North Carolina:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Lower Chasteen Creek, Cherokee, 2 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Smokemont, Cherokee, 2 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Cabin Flats, Cherokee, 2 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Newton Bald, Cherokee, 3 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Kephart Shelter, Cherokee, 3 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Tow String Horse Camp, Whittier, 3 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Upper Chasteen, Cherokee, 3 miles away


Trails near Oconaluftee River, North Carolina:

   Baxter Creek Trail, Haywood , 18 miles away

   Asbury Trail, Haywood , 19 miles away


Public Lands Near Oconaluftee River, North Carolina:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 14 miles away

   Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC, 54 miles away

   Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, 27 miles away

   Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia, 37 miles away

   Panther Creek State Park, Tennessee, 38 miles away



Current weather conditions at Oconaluftee River, North Carolina
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Local climate location: SEVIERVILLE 2 miles away






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