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Idaho whitewater, Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork

Shoshone county, Jordan Creek to Teepee Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+(III)     8 miles
  The natural beauty of Shoshone County and the water flowing gracefully down Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork will make you feel great. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Idaho is often more difficult than elsewhere, so keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Coeur d'Alene, as you can see on the road map further down. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop
    paddle, good for a one day paddling trip. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Jordan Creek to Teepee Creek section is one of them. 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. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature will have you coming back for more. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you won't find many other paddling places. The campgrounds here at Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork are pretty good.  
The wild scenery of the Bitterroot Range is great. This section of Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork in Shoshone County is 8 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II+(III) section.

Briefly about the general area:
Interesting geology is available here; Spion Kop Rock is close to Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork. Take a hike on the Coeur d'Alene River National Recreation Trail; you simply should check out Cathedral Rocks if you're here at Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork. At this river you will always have a good time. Have a pleasant hiking adventure along the Blacktail Creek Trail.

Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork, Jordan Creek to Teepee Creek road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork.
 Whitewater Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork, Shoshone County, 2 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 8 miles long (Jordan Creek to Teepee Creek)
Coeur d'Alene River, Shoshone County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 26 miles long (Senator Creek Campground to Prichard)
Coeur d'Alene River, Shoshone County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 51.2 miles long (Tepee Creek to South Fork Coeur d'Alene River)
Coeur d'Alene River - Little North Fork, Shoshone County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III - 29.1 miles long (Laverne Creek to Coeur d'Alene River)
Pack River, Bonner/ Boundary County, 29 miles away
      Class II - 7 miles long (Tavern to Route 95)
 Ski Areas Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Silver Mountain, Idaho , 19 miles away, 2200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 73 runs
Lookout Pass, Idaho , 36 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Schweitzer, Idaho , 41 miles away, 2400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 59 runs
Turner Mountain, Montana , 46 miles away, 2110 foot drop, 1 lifts, 20 runs
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 68 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Kimberley, British Columbia , 82 miles away, 2465 foot drop, 5 lifts, 80 runs
 Marinas Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Kramer's Marina, Hope , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Clark Fork Lodge, Clark Fork , 9 miles away
Trail Motel, Kellogg , 17 miles away
Silver Mountain Resort, Kellogg , 17 miles away
GuestHouse Inn Kellogg, Kellogg , 17 miles away
BEST WESTERN Edgewater Resort, Sandpoint , 34 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Senator Creek Campground, Shoshone County, 2 miles away
Big Hank, -blank-, 4 miles away
Big Hank Campground, Shoshone County, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Coeur d'Alene River National Recreation Trail, Shoshone , 2 miles away
Blacktail Creek Trail, Shoshone , 4 miles away
Rock City Pond Peak Trail, Shoshone , 4 miles away
Spyglass Miners Trail, Shoshone , 5 miles away
Fearn Creek Trail, Shoshone , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Coeur d'Alene National Forest, Idaho , 12 miles away
Old Mission State Park, Idaho , 24 miles away
Farragut State Park, Idaho , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork:
Shoshone Golf Club, Kellogg , 18 miles away
Pinehurst Golf Course, Pinehurst , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Couer d'Alene River - Big North Fork
Lake Pend Oreille, Bonner , 19 miles away
Spar Lake, Lincoln , 20 miles away

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