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Thompson River, North Carolina

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: IV-V+
Length: 5.2 miles
Average Gradient: 330 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.07759
Longitude: -82.9992

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.02119
Longitude: -82.98091


Paddling Rivers Near Thompson River, North Carolina:

   Thompson River, Transylvania County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5.2 miles long (North Route 281 to Lake Jocassee)

   Whitewater, Oconee County, 2 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 2.4 miles long (Base of Upper Falls to Lake Jocassee)

   Horsepasture River, Transylvania County, 3 miles away
      Class V+ - 4.2 miles long (US Route 281 to Lake Jocassee)

   Chattooga River - East Fork, Oconee County, 5 miles away
      Class -blank- - 1.9 miles long (Highway 107 to Walhalla Fish Hatchery)

   Whitewater River, Jackson/Transylvania County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 4 miles long (Bullpen Road to Highway 281)

   Toxaway River, Transylvania County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.69 miles long (Highway 64 to Lake Jocassee)

   Toxaway River - Upper, Transylvania County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Above Lake Toxaway)

   Tuckasegee River, Jackson County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.5 miles long (Above Tanasee Creek Reservoir)

   Chattooga River - East Fork, Oconee County, 7 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2.46 miles long (Walhalla Fish Hatchery to Chattooga)

   Chattooga River, Jackson County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 6 miles long (North Carolina 1107 to Bull Pen Bridge)

   Little River - North Fork, Oconee County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (Highway 11 to Tanyard Bridge)

   Toxaway Creek, Transylvania County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 3.6 miles long (Frozen Creek Road Bridge to Lake Jocassee)


Hotels near Thompson River, North Carolina:

Hampton Inn - Suites Cashiers-Sapphire Valley, Sapphire
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6.1 miles away
Innisfree Bed And Breakfast By, Cashiers
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8 miles away
Bluegreen Club Lodges Trillium, Ascend Resort Collection, Cashiers
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11.6 miles away
Half Mile Farm, Highlands
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14.4 miles away
The Park On Main Hotel, Highlands
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14.5 miles away
200 Main, Highlands
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14.6 miles away
Mitchells Lodge And Cottages, Highlands
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14.8 miles away
Best Western Executive Inn, Seneca
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20.1 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Seneca-Clemson Area SC, Seneca
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20.2 miles away
Days Inn Seneca, Seneca
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20.2 miles away
Quality Inn Seneca, Seneca
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20.5 miles away
The Inn At Brevard, Brevard
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20.5 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Thompson River, North Carolina:

   Westridge, Lake Toxaway, 4 miles away

   Sloan Bridge Campground, Oconee County, 5 miles away

   Riverbend RV Park, Lake Toxaway, 6 miles away

   Camp Winding Gap, Lake Toxaway, 6 miles away

   Panther Ridge RV Park and Community, Lake Toxaway, 6 miles away

   Devils Fork State Park, Salem, 6 miles away

   Pounding Branch Campground, Lake Toxaway, 7 miles away


Marinas Near Thompson River, North Carolina:

   Lake Keowee Marina, Seneca, 19 miles away


Trails near Thompson River, North Carolina:

   Winding Stairs Trail, Oconee , 9 miles away

   Ellicott Rock Trail, Macon , 10 miles away

   Shortoff Mountain Trail, Macon , 14 miles away

   Art Loeb Trail, Transylvania , 16 miles away

   Three Forks Trail, Rabun , 16 miles away


Public Lands Near Thompson River, North Carolina:

   Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC, 43 miles away

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 52 miles away

   Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests, South Carolina, 5 miles away

   Keowee-Toxaway State Park, South Carolina, 10 miles away

   Oconee State Park, South Carolina, 13 miles away

   Table Rock State Park, South Carolina, 20 miles away

   Caesars Head State Park, South Carolina, 27 miles away


Lakes Near Thompson River, North Carolina:

   Lake Toxaway, Transylvania , 6 miles away

   Lake Jocassee, Oconee , 7 miles away

   Lake Jocasse, Oconee , 7 miles away

   Wolf Creek Lake, Jackson , 10 miles away



Current weather conditions at Thompson River, North Carolina
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Local climate location: HIGHLANDS 8 miles away






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