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Indiana whitewater, Clifty Creek - Fall Fork

Decatur Bartholomew county, Middle Fork section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II(III)     1.5 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Columbus, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The beautiful scenery of Decatur/Bartholomew County and the water flowing gracefully down Clifty Creek - Fall Fork will make you feel great. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Indiana tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so keep in mind that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners.
    No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a pretty small number of paddling rivers. The Middle Fork stretch of Clifty Creek - Fall Fork in Indiana is 1.5 miles long and is a class I-II(III) section
of whitewater according to American Whitewater. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Middle Fork section is one of them. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general
If you're stopping by Clifty Creek - Fall Fork from Hartsville, you won't be the only one. Throughout the summer at Clifty Creek - Fall Fork temperatures are typically in the 80's. Summer night lows descend down to the 60's. For the duration of the winter this place gets highs in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at Clifty Creek - Fall Fork. From a rainfall point of view Clifty Creek - Fall Fork is a pretty common location. The wettest month of the year is usually July, that's the one that rains the most; January on the other hand is the driest.

Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Middle Fork road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork.
 Whitewater Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Decatur/Bartholomew County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 1.5 miles long (Middle Fork)
Clifty Creek - Fall Fork, Bartholomew County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II(IV) - 1.3 miles long (Anderson Falls to Iron Bridge)
Flatrock River, Decatur County, 12 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 , 56 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:
Quality Inn North Vernon, North Vernon , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Greensburg, Greensburg , 14 miles away
Holiday Inn Express GREENSBURG, Greensburg , 15 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Shelbyville, Shelbyville , 15 miles away
The Inn At Irwin Gardens, Columbus , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Gassaway's Campground, Elizabethtown, 9 miles away
Blue Springs Park, Waldron, 10 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 , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork:
Clifty Creek Golf Course, Hope , 7 miles away
Quarry Ridge Golf Course, Columbus , 7 miles away
Otter Creek Golf Course, Columbus , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Clifty Creek - Fall Fork
Country Squire Lake, Jennings , 12 miles away
Brush Creek Reservoir, Jennings , 16 miles away

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