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Iowa whitewater, Lizard Creek - SouthBr.

Webster county, D22 to mouth section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     12 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Iowa are often easier than in other states, so better not forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The put-in location is a short drive from Fort Dodge, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. No shortage of good hotels, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The D22 to mouth stretch of Lizard Creek - SouthBr. is
    12 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-II section of whitewater. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with not too many other spots for that. This section has enough mileage
for an overnight trip, so pack your sleeping bag. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. The scenic beauty of Iowa and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of people from Moorland here. The annual precipitation here at Lizard Creek - SouthBr. is about average. For the period of June this area sees the most rain, and the driest month of the year is January. At Lizard Creek - SouthBr. through the summer months highs are in the 80's with night lows in the 60's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 20's, and winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Lizard Creek - SouthBr..

Lizard Creek - SouthBr., D22 to mouth 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 Lizard Creek - SouthBr..
 Whitewater Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.:
Lizard Creek - SouthBr., Webster County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (D22 to mouth)
Des Moines River, Webster County, 5 miles away
      Class III - 0.1 miles long (Breens)
Soldiers Creek, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 1 miles long (park to mouth)
Raccoon River, Greene County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 0.01 miles long (Henderson Park)
 Ski Areas Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.:
Seven Oaks, Iowa , 33 miles away, 275 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Riverside Hills, Iowa , 60 miles away, 190 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Mount Kato, Minnesota , 85 miles away, 240 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
 Hotels Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.:
BEST WESTERN Starlite Village, Fort Dodge , 3 miles away
AmericInn Fort Dodge, Fort Dodge , 4 miles away
Sleep Inn & Suites Fort Dodge, Fort Dodge , 4 miles away
Quality Inn Fort Dodge, Fort Dodge , 4 miles away
Comfort Inn Fort Dodge, Fort Dodge , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.:
Webster County Fairgrounds, Fort Dodge, 5 miles away
John F Kennedy Memorial Park, Badger, 7 miles away
Frank A Gotch County Park, Dakota City, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.:
Spring Lake County Park, Iowa , 22 miles away
Twin Lakes State Park, Iowa , 26 miles away
Ledges State Park, Iowa , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.:
Fort Dodge Country Club, Fort Dodge , 4 miles away
Sunkissed Meadows Golf Course, Fort Dodge , 5 miles away
Lakeside Municipal Golf Course, Fort Dodge , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Lizard Creek - SouthBr.
Badger Lake, Webster , 7 miles away
Lizard Lake, Pocahontas , 18 miles away

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