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Arkansas whitewater, Robinson Creek

Polk Sevier county, Weyerhauser rd section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+     9 miles
  The natural beauty of Polk/ Sevier County and the water flowing gracefully down Robinson Creek are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The put-in is not too far from Texarkana, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. No matter if
    you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places. On this section you do get some distance, you can easily run it on an afternoon. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time
in nature will make you glad you came. The Weyerhauser rd section of Robinson Creek is 9 miles long and it is classified as a class II+ section by American Whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Arkansas is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. The Ouachita Mountains scenery is wonderful. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive  
a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
This is a popular spot for folks from Grannis. At Robinson Creek during the summertime months highs are in the 90's. All through the moonlight hours it's generally in the 60's. For the duration of the winter the highs are commonly in the 50's, and night lows in the 20's for Robinson Creek. The high level of rain makes Robinson Creek a quite wet place. May is the wettest month with most rain; January is the month with the least moisture.

Robinson Creek, Weyerhauser rd 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 Robinson Creek.
 Whitewater Near Robinson Creek:
Robinson Creek, Polk/ Sevier County, 2 miles away
      Class II+ - 9 miles long (Weyerhauser rd)
Cossatot River, Howard/ Sevier County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Gilliam Lake to County Road 70)
Camp/Flat Creek, Polk/ Howard County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 4.5 miles long (Polk County Road 33 to Cossatot River)
Cossatot River, Howard and Polk County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.25 miles long (Ed Banks Road to Highway 278/4)
Cossatot River, Howard and Polk County, 16 miles away
      Class II+ - 3.1 miles long (Highway 246 to Ed Banks Road)
Mountain Fork, McCurtain County, 17 miles away
      Class II+ - 3.2 miles long (Broken Bow dam to Highway 70)
Baker Creek, Howard County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Ed Banks Road to Weyerhauser road)
Mountain Fork, Polk/ McCurtain County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II+(IV) - 28 miles long (Highway 259 Close to Hatfield Ar to Narrows above Broken Bow Lake)
Brushy Creek, Polk County, 18 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 6.2 miles long (Polk County 408 to Cossatot at Highway 246)
Buffalo Creek, McCurtain County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Weyerhauser Road 28000 to Broken Bow Lake)
 Hotels Near Robinson Creek:
Western Plaza Inn, De Queen , 10 miles away
Ozark Inn, Mena , 24 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Broken Bow, Broken Bow , 25 miles away
Super 8 Idabel, Idabel , 31 miles away
Comfort Suites Idabel, Idabel , 31 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Robinson Creek:
Bellah Mine - Dequeen Lake, -blank-, 4 miles away
Pine Ridge, De Queen, 5 miles away
Overlook, De Queen, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Robinson Creek:
Cossatot River State Park, Arkansas , 17 miles away
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Arkansas , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Robinson Creek:
Little River Country Club, Winthrop , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Robinson Creek
Broken Bow Lake, McCurtain , 19 miles away

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