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Colorado whitewater, Woods Creek

Clear Creek county, Reservoir to Confluence with West Fork Clear Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V     0.5 miles
  The nature scenery of Clear Creek County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. This stretch of Woods Creek is 0.5 miles long and is a class V section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. If you're coming from Silverthorne it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. If you've been out of state whitewater
    rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more demanding, so you'd better keep in mind that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. 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 rivers. This is an extremely short stretch so better bring some good walking shoes. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The wild scenery of the Park Range is great. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river  
system, the Reservoir to Confluence with West Fork Clear Creek stretch is one of them. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
Everybody close by loves skiing at Loveland, and you can go for a hike on the Mount Nystrom Trail. Having a good time in the Park Range is trouble-free. This is a popular place for folks from Silver Plume, and a good spot is Vasquez Pass. This is a great river. Don't leave Woods Creek without first going for a hike along the Sevenmile Ski Trail.

Woods Creek, Reservoir to Confluence with West Fork Clear 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 Woods Creek.
 Whitewater Near Woods Creek:
Woods Creek, Clear Creek County, 0 miles away
      Class V - 0.5 miles long (Reservoir to Confluence with West Fork Clear Creek)
Clear Creek - West Fork, Clear Creek County, 3 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Coors Falls to Gunshot)
Whitewater Outfitter - Mad Adventures, Grand County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Clear Creek, Clear Creek County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (Silverplume to Georgetown)
Whitewater Outfitter - Adventures in Whitewater, Grand County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Clear Creek, Clear Creek County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.5 miles long (Lawson to Idaho Springs)
Fraser River, Grand County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9.4 miles long (Tabernash to Granby)
Whitewater Outfitter - Arkansas Valley Adventures Idaho Springs Outpost, Clear Creek County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Clear Creek Rafting, Clear Creek County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Mile HI Rafting, Clear Creek County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Woods Creek:
Loveland, Colorado , 7 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Winter Park, Colorado , 7 miles away, 3060 foot drop, 26 lifts, 145 runs
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado , 8 miles away, 2270 foot drop, 7 lifts, 105 runs
Keystone, Colorado , 13 miles away, 3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
SolVista Basin, Colorado , 16 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 37 runs
Eldora, Colorado , 18 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 12 lifts, 53 runs
Breckenridge, Colorado , 22 miles away, 3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 27 miles away, 2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
Vail, Colorado , 39 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 40 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
 Marinas Near Woods Creek:
Dillon Marina, Dillon , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Woods Creek:
Zephyr Mountain Lodge, Winter Park , 7 miles away
Winter Park Mountain Lodge, Winter Park , 8 miles away
Frasers Crossing Founders Point, Winter Park , 8 miles away
Vintage Resort, Winter Park , 8 miles away
Winter Park Chateau, Winter Park , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Woods Creek:
Mizpah, Empire, 2 miles away
Mizpah Campground, Clear Creek County, 2 miles away
Floral Park Campground, Clear Creek County, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Woods Creek:
Mount Nystrom Trail, Grand , 2 miles away
Sevenmile Ski Trail, Grand , 4 miles away
Grays Peak Trail, Clear Creek , 7 miles away
Mary Jane Ski Trail, Grand , 7 miles away
Saint Louis Trail, Grand , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Woods Creek:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO , 38 miles away
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant - CO , 60 miles away
Arapaho National Forest, Colorado , 17 miles away
Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Colorado , 30 miles away
Eldorado State Park, Colorado , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Woods Creek:
Pole Creek Golf Club, Fraser , 11 miles away
Keystone Ranch Golf Course, Dillon , 16 miles away
Grand Elk Golf Course, Granby , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Woods Creek
Upper Urad Reservoir, Clear Creek , 2 miles away
Jefferson Lake, Park , 5 miles away
Vasquez Lake, Grand , 5 miles away

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