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California whitewater, Big Creek Kings River Tributary

Fresno county, Bridge on Forest Service Route 7 to Trimmer Springs Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-V     5 miles
  This section of Big Creek Kings River Tributary in California is 5 miles long and has been rated as a class III-V section by American Whitewater. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside California you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. The nature scenery of Fresno County and the water flowing gracefully down Big Creek Kings
    River Tributary have people coming here. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There's camping
available near Big Creek Kings River Tributary. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. The beautiful Central Sierra Nevada scenery is an added bonus. This is a pretty decent length section, it's good length for a morning trip. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. If you're coming  
from Fresno it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The Bridge on Forest Service Route 7 to Trimmer Springs Road section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary you hit upon the Bobs Flat Trail which is a good hiking trail. During your spree to Big Creek Kings River Tributary you'll meet some folks from Shaver Lake for sure. The Deep Creek Trail is a wonderful hiking trail in the neighborhood of Big Creek Kings River Tributary.

Big Creek Kings River Tributary, Bridge on Forest Service Route 7 to Trimmer Springs 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 Big Creek Kings River Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Big Creek Kings River Tributary, Fresno County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Trimmer Springs Road to Kings River)
Dinkey Creek, Fresno County, 2 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.3 miles long (Ross Creek Trail to confluence of National Forest Kings)
Big Creek Kings River Tributary, Fresno County, 2 miles away
      Class III-V - 5 miles long (Bridge on Forest Service Route 7 to Trimmer Springs Road)
Sycamore Creek, Fresno County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2 miles long (Trimmer Springs Road to Kings River)
Sycamore Creek, Fresno County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 3 miles long (Maxson Road to Trimmer Springs Road)
Kings River, Fresno County, 6 miles away
      Class II(III) - 7 miles long (Kings River Powerhouse to Big Creek Cove)
Dinkey Creek, Fresno County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (Old mine trail to National Forest Kings confluence)
Little Dry Creek, Fresno County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (Sycamore Road to Sycamore Creek)
Kings River - North Fork, Fresno County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Dinkey Creek to Main Kings Confluence)
Kings River, Fresno County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Pine Flat Dam to Centerville)
 Ski Areas Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Sierra Summit, California , 17 miles away, 1679 foot drop, 11 lifts, 45 runs
Mammoth Mountain, California , 42 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 27 lifts, 156 runs
June Mountain, California , 47 miles away, 2580 foot drop, 7 lifts, 37 runs
Badger Pass, California , 50 miles away, 540 foot drop, 5 lifts, 10 runs
Shirley Meadow, California , 82 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Dodge Ridge, California , 85 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 59 runs
 Marinas Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Pine Flat Lake Marina, Piedra , 11 miles away
Shaver Lake Marina, Shaver Lake , 11 miles away
Huntington Lake Resort Marina, Lakeshore , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Windsor Oaks Inn And Suites, Grayville , 15 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites DINUBA WEST, Dinuba , 24 miles away
BEST WESTERN Americana, Dinuba , 25 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Port Hueneme , 27 miles away
Hummingbird Cottage At Seven Sycamores Ranch, Ivanhoe , 30 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Cats Head Campground, Fresno County, 1 miles away
Nutmeg Campground, Fresno County, 3 miles away
Trimmer Recreation Area, Piedra, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Deep Creek Trail, Fresno , 2 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 1608 feet elevation difference
Bobs Flat Trail, Fresno , 4 miles away, 5.3 hiking miles, 1872 feet elevation difference
Red Mountain Trail, Fresno , 16 miles away,  16.8 hiking miles, 2167 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, Three Rivers - CA , 36 miles away
Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA , 46 miles away
Sierra National Forest, California , 26 miles away
Millerton Lake State Park, California , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary:
Sherwood Forest Golf Club, Sanger , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Big Creek Kings River Tributary
Pine Flat Lake, Fresno , 8 miles away
Shaver Lake, Fresno , 12 miles away
Avocado Lake, Fresno , 14 miles away

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