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Hamilton county, Webster City section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III+     0.3 miles
  The nature scenery of Hamilton County and the playfulness of the water beats anything. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Iowa are often more forgiving than in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. If you're coming from Boone it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. You might be
    into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a pretty small number of paddling places. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more.
The Webster City section of Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166 is 0.3 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III+ section. No need to look hard for hotels, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This is the only paddling stretch along Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166. This is an extremely short stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over.

Briefly about the general area:
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Woods Spillway - Ditch 166 is a site with many visitors from Webster City. On a wonderful day at Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166 you can take a hike along the Brushy Creek Trail. Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166 gets a normal amount of annual rain. June is the wettest month with most rain, and January meanwhile is the driest month. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166. Throughout the dark hours of summer temperatures descend down into the 60's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 20's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166.

Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166, Webster City road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166.
 Whitewater Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Boone River, -blank- County, 3 miles away
      Class I(II) - 0.5 miles long (Park and Play)
Soldiers Creek, Webster County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 1 miles long (park to mouth)
Des Moines River, Webster County, 29 miles away
      Class III - 0.1 miles long (Breens)
 Ski Areas Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Seven Oaks, Iowa , 24 miles away, 275 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Riverside Hills, Iowa , 87 miles away, 190 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Mount Kato, Minnesota , 88 miles away, 240 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
Fun Valley, Iowa , 95 miles away, 240 foot drop, 5 lifts, 14 runs
 Hotels Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Super 8 Webster City IA, Webster City , 2 miles away
AmericInn Webster City, Webster City , 2 miles away
BEST WESTERN Norseman Inn, Williams , 16 miles away
Super 8 Story City, Story City , 20 miles away
Comfort Inn Story City, Story City , 20 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Briggs Woods County Park, Webster City, 1 miles away
Riverside City Park, Webster City, 2 miles away
Bells Mills County Park, Stratford, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Brushy Creek Trail, Webster , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Lake Cornelia State Park, Iowa , 20 miles away
Ledges State Park, Iowa , 24 miles away
Spring Lake County Park, Iowa , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166:
Briggs Woods Golf Course, Webster City , 1 miles away
Dougusta Par 3 Golf Course, Webster City , 2 miles away
Webster City Country Club, Webster City , 3 miles away

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