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Indiana whitewater, Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork

Decatur county, from road 60 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II(III)     3.6 miles
  This section of Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork in Indiana is 3.6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II(III) section. The scenic beauty of Indiana and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The put-in location is a short drive from Greensburg, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The sections for whitewater
    rafting and kayaking here in Indiana are often more forgiving than in other states, so better not forget that many runs in this state are very easy. The from road 60 section is one of a few paddling sections in this river
system. No shortage of good hotels, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. This is a short paddling stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are not so many other good spots for that around here. Getting some good  
exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork you will meet lots of people from close by Greensburg. For the duration of the summer, highs ordinarily are in the 80's at Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork, and throughout the night it cools down to the 60's. Through the winter highs are in the 30's; overnight lows at Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork during the winter regularly fall into the 10's. Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork gets a common amount of annual precipitation. July is when you get the most rain here while January is typically the driest month.

Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork, from road 60 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 Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork.
 Whitewater Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork, Decatur County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 3.6 miles long (from road 60)
Flatrock River, Decatur County, 12 miles away
      Class I(III) - 6.8 miles long (Old US Highway 421 to Conns Creek)
Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Decatur/Bartholomew County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 1.5 miles long (Middle Fork)
Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Bartholomew County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II(IV) - 1.3 miles long (Anderson Falls to Iron Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Perfect North, Indiana , 42 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
Paoli Peaks, Indiana , 79 miles away, 300 foot drop, 9 lifts, 16 runs
 Marinas Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Lake Santee Marina, Greensburg , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Holiday Inn Express GREENSBURG, Greensburg , 6 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Greensburg, Greensburg , 6 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Greensburg, Greensburg , 6 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Greensburg, Greensburg , 6 miles away
Comfort Inn North Vernon, North Vernon , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Decatur County Fairgrounds, Millhousen, 5 miles away
Hidden Paradise Campground, Saint Paul, 13 miles away
Ripley Co Fairgrounds Park, Osgood, 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Versailles State Park, Indiana , 20 miles away
Clifty Falls State Park, Indiana , 26 miles away
General Butler State Park, Kentucky , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork:
Greensburg Country Club, Greensburg , 5 miles away
Wyaloosing Creek Golf Course, Greensburg , 6 miles away
North Branch Golf Course, Greensburg , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork
Brush Creek Reservoir, Jennings , 10 miles away
Lake Santee, Decatur , 16 miles away
Country Squire Lake, Jennings , 18 miles away

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