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Montana whitewater, Rosebud Creek - West

Stillwater county, Emerald Lake to Pine Grove Campground section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV+(V)     3 miles
  If you're coming from Billings 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. The scenic beauty of Stillwater County and the water flowing gracefully down Rosebud Creek - West will make you feel great. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so don't forget that many runs in this state are
    very easy. The Emerald Lake to Pine Grove Campground section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. The Absaroka
Range scenery is wonderful. This is a bit of a short stretch so better bring some good walking shoes. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. The campgrounds here at Rosebud Creek - West are pretty good. This stretch of Rosebud Creek - West in Stillwater County is 3 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class III-IV+(V) section of whitewater. The nearby hotels  
are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
There is a pleasant hiking trail near Rosebud Creek - West called the Copeland Lake Trail, and you'll almost certainly meet some people from Fishtail here. Having a splendid time in the Absaroka Range is painless. Going for a hike on the Crazy Mountain Trail is always a great adventure. Summer at Rosebud Creek - West arrives with high temperatures in the 70's while night lows are generally in the 30's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 20's, and after the sun is down during the winter temperatures at Rosebud Creek - West drop into the 0's.

Rosebud Creek - West, Emerald Lake to Pine Grove Campground 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 Rosebud Creek - West.
 Whitewater Near Rosebud Creek - West:
Rosebud Creek - West, Stillwater County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 3 miles long (Emerald Lake to Pine Grove Campground)
Rosebud Creek - East, Carbon County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6 miles long (Lake to Sand Dunes Campground)
Stillwater River, Stillwater County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 11.8 miles long (Buffalo Jump to Cliff Swallow)
Stillwater River, Stillwater County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 17.7 miles long (Cliff Swallow to Whitebird)
Stillwater River, Stillwater County, 14 miles away
      Class I-V - 3.5 miles long (Woodbine Campground to below Chrome Mine)
Clarks Fork Yellowstone, Park County, 17 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (Trailhead to State line)
Clarks Fork Yellowstone River, Park County, 17 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.2 miles long (Upper)
Clarks Fork Yellowstone River, Park County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.6 miles long (Honeymoon)
Clarks Fork Yellowstone River, Park County, 19 miles away
      Class V+ - 22.9 miles long (Box)
Clarks Fork Yellowstone River, Park County County, 20 miles away
      Class V+ - 4.5 miles long (Stix and Stones)
 Ski Areas Near Rosebud Creek - West:
Red Lodge Mountain, Montana , 25 miles away, 2400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 70 runs
Bridger Bowl, Montana , 87 miles away, 2600 foot drop, 8 lifts, 71 runs
 Hotels Near Rosebud Creek - West:
Comfort Inn Red Lodge, Red Lodge , 32 miles away
Yodeler Motel, Red Lodge , 32 miles away
Super 8 Big Timber, Big Timber , 33 miles away
Super 8 Columbus, Columbus , 37 miles away
Ute Bluff Lodge, South Fork , 41 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rosebud Creek - West:
Emerald Lake Campground, Stillwater County, 0 miles away
Pine Grove Campground, Stillwater County, 5 miles away
East Rosebud Campground, Carbon County, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Rosebud Creek - West:
Copeland Lake Trail, Park , 13 miles away
Crazy Mountain Trail, Park , 13 miles away
Lake Reno Trail, Park , 13 miles away
Lost Lake Trail, Park , 14 miles away
Crazy Lakes Trail, Park , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Rosebud Creek - West:
Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park - WY , 70 miles away
Greycliff Prairie Dog Town State Park, Montana , 26 miles away
Cooney Reservoir State Park, Montana , 35 miles away
Natural Bridge State Park, Montana , 37 miles away
 Lakes Near Rosebud Creek - West
Black Canyon Lake, Carbon , 15 miles away

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