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American River, Washington

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: II+
Length: 5 miles
Average Gradient: 54 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.97792
Longitude: -121.16763

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.97547
Longitude: -121.09767


Paddling Rivers Near American River, Washington:

   American River, Yakima County, 2 miles away
      Class II+ - 5 miles long (American Forks to Sawmill Flat)

   Naches River, Yakima County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 34 miles long (Sawmill Flat to bl. Town of Naches)

   Little Naches River, Yakima/Kittitas County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 9.5 miles long (Matthew Creek to Little Naches Campground)

   Rattlesnake Creek - Naches Tributary, Yakima County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 7.7 miles long (North Fork to Nile Road Bridge)

   American River, Yakima County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.7 miles long (Hell's Crossing to American Forks)

   Bumping River, Yakima County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 10.5 miles long (Bumping Reservoir to American River)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 7.8 miles long (Cle Elum Dam to confluence with Yakima River)

   Tieton River, Yakima County, 15 miles away
      Class III+ - 11.5 miles long (Rimrock Reservoir to Windy Point Campground)

   American River, -blank- County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 7.5 miles long (Lodgepole Campground to Hell's Crossing)

   Tieton River - South Fork, Yakima County, 19 miles away
      Class IV(V+) - 5.7 miles long (Grey Creek Campground to Rimrock Lake)

   Tieton River, Yakima County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.5 miles long (Windy Point Campground to Naches)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 20 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir)


Hotels near American River, Washington:

Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
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14.1 miles away
Best Western Snowcap Lodge, Cle Elum
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16 miles away
Timber Lodge Inn, Cle Elum
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17.1 miles away
Econo Lodge Near Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
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17.8 miles away
Hampton Inn Ellensburg, Ellensburg
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37.5 miles away
Econo Lodge Ellensburg Near University, Ellensburg
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37.8 miles away
Best Western Plus Ellensburg Hotel, Ellensburg
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40.3 miles away
Holiday Inn Express ELLENSBURG, Ellensburg
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40.6 miles away
Super 8 Ellensburg, Ellensburg
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40.8 miles away
Quality Inn & Conference Center, Ellensburg
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40.8 miles away
Comfort Inn Ellensburg, Ellensburg
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40.9 miles away
Red Lion Hotel & Conference Ce, Ellensburg
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40.9 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near American River, Washington:

   Indian Flat Campground, Yakima County, 1 miles away

   Kaner Flat Campground, Kittitas County, 2 miles away

   American Forks, Goose Prairie, 2 miles away

   Crow Creek, Goose Prairie, 2 miles away

   Cedar Springs Campground, Yakima County, 2 miles away

   Little Naches, Thorp, 2 miles away

   Little Naches Campground, Kittitas County, 3 miles away


Trails near American River, Washington:

   Quartz Creek Trail, Kittitas , 4 miles away
      6.6 hiking miles, 3413 feet elevation difference

   Kaner Flat Trail, Kittitas , 5 miles away
      7.3 hiking miles, 4400 feet elevation difference

   Manastash Ridge Trail, Kittitas , 5 miles away
      4.2 hiking miles, 798 feet elevation difference

   Mount Cliffty Trail, Kittitas , 6 miles away
       9.8 hiking miles, 3795 feet elevation difference

   Fifes Ridge Trail, Yakima , 6 miles away
      13 hiking miles, 4581 feet elevation difference


Public Lands Near American River, Washington:

   Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA, 60 miles away

   Iron Horse State Park, Washington, 14 miles away

   Lake Easton State Park, Washington, 14 miles away

   Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, 26 miles away

   Wenatchee National Forest, Washington, 36 miles away

   Fort Simcoe State Park, Washington, 36 miles away


Lakes Near American River, Washington:

   Flat Iron Lake, Yakima , 6 miles away

   Lost Lake, Kittitas , 12 miles away

   Rimrock Lake, Yakima , 15 miles away

   Granite Lake, Yakima , 17 miles away



Current weather conditions at American River, Washington
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Local climate location: GREENWATER 17 miles away






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