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Arkansas whitewater, Cedar Creek - West Fork

Crawford county, Highway 162 to Cedar Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+     1.9 miles
  The Highway 162 to Cedar Creek section of Cedar Creek - West Fork in Arkansas is 1.9 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II+ section. The natural beauty of Arkansas and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. If you're coming from Fort Smith it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location,
    there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels
fill up quick. The Highway 162 to Cedar Creek section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The wild scenery of the Boston Mountains is great. This is a  
short paddling stretch so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots.

Briefly about the general area:
The Butterfield Hiking Trail is a good hiking trail close to Cedar Creek - West Fork, and Cedar Creek - West Fork is a spot with many visitors from Cedarville. So much fun stuff in the Boston Mountains, just amazing. Lake Fort Smith State Park is a perfect place to go if you're at Cedar Creek - West Fork; a trip to Devil's Den State Park revitalizes the soul.

Cedar Creek - West Fork, Highway 162 to Cedar Creek 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 Cedar Creek - West Fork.
 Whitewater Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Cedar Creek, Crawford County, 1 miles away
      Class II - 7.7 miles long (Confluence to Rudy)
Cedar Creek - West Fork, Crawford County, 1 miles away
      Class II+ - 1.9 miles long (Highway 162 to Cedar Creek)
Cedar Creek - East Fork, Crawford County, 3 miles away
      Class II+ - 2.8 miles long (Hobbitown to Cedar Creek)
Frog Bayou, Crawford County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 8 miles long (Lancaster Bridge to Rudy)
Lee Creek, Crawford County, 8 miles away
      Class II+ - 3 miles long (Highway 220 to NFS Access)
Hart Creek, Crawford County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4 miles long (to Highway 220)
Ben Doodle Branch, Crawford County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7.5 miles long (Camping area to Highway 220)
Clear Creek, Crawford County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Chester to Mountainburg)
Frog Bayou, Crawford County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Mountainburg to Lancaster Bridge)
Lee Creek, Crawford Washington County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.4 miles long (Devils Den State Park to Highway 220)
 Marinas Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Wildcat Marina, Van Buren , 7 miles away
 Hotels Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Hampton Inn Van Buren, Van Buren , 6 miles away
BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, Van Buren , 6 miles away
Sleep Inn & Suites Van Buren, Van Buren , 6 miles away
Super 8 Van Buren/Ft. Smith Area, Van Buren , 6 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites VAN BUREN-FT SMITH AREA, Van Buren , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Overland RV Park, Van Buren, 6 miles away
Park Ridge RV Campground, Van Buren, 6 miles away
Lee Creek Park, Van Buren, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Butterfield Hiking Trail, Crawford , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Devil's Den State Park, Arkansas , 13 miles away
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Arkansas , 14 miles away
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Arkansas , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cedar Creek - West Fork:
Cedars Country Club, Van Buren , 6 miles away
FT Smith Country Club, Fort Smith , 8 miles away
Deer Trails Golf Course, Fort Smith , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Cedar Creek - West Fork
Lee Creek Reservoir, Crawford , 6 miles away
Hollis Lake, Crawford , 10 miles away
Wildcat Mountain Lake, Sebastian , 11 miles away

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