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Cle Elum River, Washington

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AW Class: II
Length: 7.8 miles
Average Gradient: 24 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 47.24052
Longitude: -121.06471

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 47.19105
Longitude: -121.01684

Paddling Rivers Near Cle Elum River, Washington:

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 7.8 miles long (Cle Elum Dam to confluence with Yakima River)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir)

   Teanaway River, Kittitas County, 11 miles away
      Class II+ - 7 miles long (North Fork Teanaway to East Masterson Road)

   Waptus River, Kittitas County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 4 miles long (Waptus Lake trail to Salmon La Sac)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8.5 miles long (Scatter Creek to Salmon La Sac Creek)

   Cooper River, Kittitas County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Waterfall to Cle Elum River)

   Naches River, Yakima County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 34 miles long (Sawmill Flat to bl. Town of Naches)

   Teanaway River - North Fork, Kittitas County, 13 miles away
      Class III+ - 3.9 miles long (Johnson Creek to Stafford Creek)

   American River, Yakima County, 14 miles away
      Class II+ - 5 miles long (American Forks to Sawmill Flat)

   Little Naches River, Yakima/Kittitas County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 9.5 miles long (Matthew Creek to Little Naches Campground)

   Yakima River, Benton/Yakima County, 15 miles away
      Class II - 15.1 miles long (Confluence with Teanaway River to Thorp)

   Box Canyon Creek, Kittitas County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 2 miles long (to Kachess Reservoir)

Hotels near Cle Elum River, Washington:

Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
2.7 miles away
Best Western Snowcap Lodge, Cle Elum
6 miles away
Timber Lodge Inn, Cle Elum
7.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Near Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
8.4 miles away
Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth
29.3 miles away
Icicle Village Resort, Leavenworth
30.9 miles away
Fairbridge Inn Suites Leaven, Leavenworth
31.2 miles away
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Leavenworth, Leavenworth
31.3 miles away
Hotel Pension Anna, Leavenworth
31.8 miles away
Hampton Inn Ellensburg, Ellensburg
32.6 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Leavenworth, Leavenworth
32.8 miles away
Econo Lodge Ellensburg Near University, Ellensburg
33 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Cle Elum River, Washington:

   Trailer Corral, Cle Elum, 3 miles away

   Woods and Steel Sno-Park, Ronald, 3 miles away

   Wish Poosh Campground, Kittitas County, 4 miles away

   Morgan Creek Campground, Kittitas County, 6 miles away

   Indian Camp Campground, Kittitas County, 7 miles away

   Indian Camp - Teanaway, Roslyn, 7 miles away

   Quartz Mt, Ronald, 7 miles away

Trails near Cle Elum River, Washington:

   Hicks Butte Trail, Kittitas , 4 miles away
      1.4 hiking miles, 271 feet elevation difference

   North Fork Taneum Trail, Kittitas , 5 miles away
       18 hiking miles, 2630 feet elevation difference

   Fishhook Flats Trail, Kittitas , 6 miles away
      2 hiking miles, 581 feet elevation difference

   Sasse Mountain Trail, Kittitas , 7 miles away
      12 hiking miles, 4012 feet elevation difference

   Frost Mountain Lookout Trail, Kittitas , 7 miles away
      4.6 hiking miles, 2361 feet elevation difference

Public Lands Near Cle Elum River, Washington:

   Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA, 69 miles away

   Iron Horse State Park, Washington, 3 miles away

   Lake Easton State Park, Washington, 11 miles away

   Wenatchee National Forest, Washington, 23 miles away

   Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, 33 miles away

   Lake Wenatchee State Park, Washington, 36 miles away

Lakes Near Cle Elum River, Washington:

   Lost Lake, Kittitas , 11 miles away

   Tucquala Lake, Kittitas , 14 miles away

   Flat Iron Lake, Yakima , 19 miles away

Current weather conditions at Cle Elum River, Washington

Local climate location: STEVENS PASS 10 miles away

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