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North Carolina whitewater, Deep River

Randolph county, Route 2128 to Route 2221 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     6 miles
  The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in North Carolina 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. This section of Deep River is 6 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-II section. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Greensboro-High Point, there's a road map further down the page with more info on
    that. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The nature scenery of Randolph County
and the cool fresh water have people coming here. The Route 2128 to Route 2221 stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. Lodging is available near the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. This is a pretty decent length section, good for a one day paddling  
trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Deep River is not far at all from Franklinville; the Birkhead Trail is a pleasant hiking trail nearby. The high level of rain makes Deep River a pretty wet spot. The wettest month of the year is typically August, that's the one that rains the most; April is the month with the least moisture. For the duration of the summertime months at Deep River highs are commonly in the 80's, and throughout the night it cools down to the 60's. High temperatures through the winter are normally in the 40's with winter lows in the 20's overnight here at Deep River.

Deep River, Route 2128 to Route 2221 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 Deep River.
 Whitewater Near Deep River:
Deep River, Randolph County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 6 miles long (Route 2128 to Route 2221)
Deep River, Randolph County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.4 miles long (Route 2221 to Route 2615)
Deep River, Moore County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.7 miles long (North Carolina Route 42 to Route 1456)
Deep River, Moore County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (Route 1456 to North Carolina Route 22)
Reedy Fork Creek, Guilford County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.1 miles long (Route 2732 to North Carolina Route 61 Bridge)
Deep River, Moore County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (North Carolina Route 22 to Route 1006)
Uwharrie River, Randolph/Montgomery County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.2 miles long (Route 1301 to Morrow Mountain State Park)
Rocky River, Chatham County, 27 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Route 2170 to North Carolina Route 902)
 Hotels Near Deep River:
Quality Inn Asheboro, Asheboro , 5 miles away
Hampton Inn Asheboro, Asheboro , 5 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Asheboro, Asheboro , 5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ASHEBORO, Asheboro , 5 miles away
The Randolph Inn, Asheboro , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Deep River:
Deep River Campground And RV Park, Asheboro, 2 miles away
Hagan-Stone City Park, Pleasant Garden, 10 miles away
Zooland, Asheboro, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Deep River:
Birkhead Trail, Randolph , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Deep River:
Uwharrie National Forest, North Carolina , 26 miles away
Morrow Mountain State Park, North Carolina , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Deep River:
Green Acres Golf Club, Randleman , 5 miles away
Asheboro Municipal Golf Course, Asheboro , 7 miles away
Ferguson Farms Golf Course, Staley , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Deep River
Camp Nawaka Lake, Randolph , 3 miles away

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