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Indiana whitewater, Clifty Creek - Fall Fork

Bartholomew county, Anderson Falls to Iron Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II(IV)     1.3 miles
  This section of Clifty Creek - Fall Fork is 1.3 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II(IV) section by American Whitewater. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The starting location is a short drive from Columbus, as you can see on the road map further down.
    This stretch is very short so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The natural beauty of Bartholomew County and the playfulness of the water
beats anything. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area  
you won't find many other paddling rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Hartsville here at Clifty Creek - Fall Fork. For the period of the months of summer at Clifty Creek - Fall Fork highs are ordinarily in the 80's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. High temperatures all through the wintertime are normally in the 30's while the cold winter nights at Clifty Creek - Fall Fork are in the 10's. The amount of rain that falls at Clifty Creek - Fall Fork is close to the national average. July is the month that gets the most rain while January is the month with the least amount of precipitation.

Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Anderson Falls to Iron Bridge road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork.
 Whitewater Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Bartholomew County, 0 miles away
      Class I-II(IV) - 1.3 miles long (Anderson Falls to Iron Bridge)
Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Decatur/Bartholomew County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 1.5 miles long (Middle Fork)
Flatrock River, Decatur County, 13 miles away
      Class I(III) - 6.8 miles long (Old US Highway 421 to Conns Creek)
Sand Creek - Cobbs Fork, Decatur County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 3.6 miles long (from road 60)
 Ski Areas Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Perfect North, Indiana , 57 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
Paoli Peaks, Indiana , 67 miles away, 300 foot drop, 9 lifts, 16 runs
 Hotels Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Comfort Inn North Vernon, North Vernon , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Greensburg, Greensburg , 15 miles away
The Inn At Irwin Gardens, Columbus , 15 miles away
Holiday Inn Express GREENSBURG, Greensburg , 15 miles away
Hotel Indigo COLUMBUS ARCHITECTURAL CENTER, Columbus , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Gassaway's Campground, Elizabethtown, 8 miles away
Blue Springs Park, Waldron, 11 miles away
Hidden Paradise Campground, Saint Paul, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Clifty Falls State Park, Indiana , 32 miles away
Versailles State Park, Indiana , 34 miles away
Brown County State Park, Indiana , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Quarry Ridge Golf Course, Columbus , 6 miles away
Clifty Creek Golf Course, Hope , 6 miles away
Otter Creek Golf Course, Columbus , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork
Country Squire Lake, Jennings , 11 miles away
Brush Creek Reservoir, Jennings , 16 miles away

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