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Alabama whitewater, Line Creek

Etowah county, Egypt Road to Littleton Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     2.9 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Gadsden, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Alabama is often tougher than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that the rivers in this state are less manageable. This stretch of Line Creek in Alabama is 2.9 miles long and it is classified as a class III-IV section by American Whitewater. There are some good stretches
    to paddle in this river system, the Egypt Road to Littleton Road stretch is one of them. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. Lodging is available
near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This is a bit of a short stretch so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. The nature scenery of Alabama and the water flowing gracefully down Line Creek beats anything. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
Sheffield
 
Gap is a nice place to go to nearby, and you'll probably meet some folks from Boaz here. During the summertime here at Line Creek, high temperatures typically reach the 90's. Through the moonlight hours it's ordinarily in the 60's. Highs all through the winter are ordinarily in the 50's; night lows at Line Creek during the winter generally sink into the 30's. Line Creek gets much water. The month with most of the rain is March while October is the month with the least amount of precipitation.

Line Creek, Egypt Road to Littleton Road road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Line Creek.
 Whitewater Near Line Creek:
Line Creek, Etowah County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.9 miles long (Egypt Road to Littleton Road)
Black River, Etowah County, 8 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 1.5 miles long (Noccalula Park campground to Tuscaloosa Avenue)
Short Creek, De Kalb County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.4 miles long (Route 75 to Hustleville Road)
Gulf Creek, -blank- County, 14 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.2 miles long (Loop Road to Beason Cove Road)
Whippoorwill Creek, Marshall County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 0.43 miles long (CR 532 to Double Bridges)
Drum Creek, Marshall County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 0.85 miles long (Rice Mill Road to Short Creek)
Scarham Creek, De Kalb County, 14 miles away
      Class III+(V) - 2.1 miles long (Double Bridges to Short Creek)
Short Creek, Marshall County, 15 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.4 miles long (Highway 68 to Guntersville Lake)
Shoal Creek, Marshall County, 16 miles away
      Class III - 2.9 miles long (1st bridge to Double Bridges)
Dry Creek, Marshall County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2 miles long (CR 44 to Lake Guntersville)
 Marinas Near Line Creek:
Covenant Cove Marina, Guntersville , 19 miles away
Signal Point Marina, Guntersville , 19 miles away
Spring Creek Marina & Rental, Guntersville , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Line Creek:
Days Inn Attalla, Attalla , 5 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Gadsden Hotel & Suites, Gadsden , 5 miles away
Comfort Suites Gadsden, Gadsden , 5 miles away
Rodeway Inn Gadsden, Gadsden , 5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites GADSDEN W-NEAR ATTALLA, Gadsden , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Line Creek:
Barclay RV Parking, Boaz, 7 miles away
Noccalula Falls Campgrounds, Gadsden, 8 miles away
River Country Campground, Gadsden, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Line Creek:
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 36 miles away
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 57 miles away
Lake Guntersville State Park, Alabama , 20 miles away
Buck's Pocket State Park, Alabama , 23 miles away
Cathedral Caverns State Park, Alabama , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Line Creek:
Wills Creek Country Club, Attalla , 4 miles away
Boaz Golf Club, Boaz , 6 miles away
Hidden Oaks Golf Course, Rainbow City , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Line Creek
Goodyear Lake, Etowah , 10 miles away
Camp Sequoyah Lake, Etowah , 12 miles away
H Neely Henry Lake, St. Clair , 18 miles away

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