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North Carolina whitewater, Stone's Creek

Orange county, Pleasant Green Dam to Eno River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV+     0.08 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in North Carolina is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. The nature scenery of Orange County and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors
    are sure to keep you coming back for more. There are many good hotels to choose from, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The put-in location is a short drive from Durham, as you can see on the road map
further down. This stretch is very short so better bring some good walking shoes. The Pleasant Green Dam to Eno River stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

Briefly about the general area:
Places like Eno River State Park are tremendous to visit; you'll meet a lot of people from Hillsborough here. Stone's Creek is a quite wet place regularly
 
with a lot of rainfall. July is the month that gets the most rain, and April is the month with the least moisture. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Stone's Creek. For the period of the moonlight hours it's generally in the 60's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 40's with temperatures at Stone's Creek dipping down into the 20's throughout winter nights.

Stone's Creek, Pleasant Green Dam to Eno River 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 Stone's Creek.
 Whitewater Near Stone's Creek:
Stone's Creek, Orange County, 0 miles away
      Class IV+ - 0.08 miles long (Pleasant Green Dam to Eno River)
Eno River, Orange/Durham County, 0 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.5 miles long (Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501)
New Hope Creek, Orange County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Turkey Farm Road to Erwin Road)
Eno River, Orange/Durham County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.2 miles long (Lawrence Road to Dam above Pleasant Green)
Little River, Durham County, 8 miles away
      Class I-IV - 1.5 miles long (Johnson U. to US Route 501)
Flat River, Person/Durham County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Route 161 to Lake Michie)
Flat River, Person/Durham County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 10 miles long (US Route 501 to Route 1614)
Haw River, Chatham County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Bynum to Highway 64)
Haw River, Chatham County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 7.5 miles long (Route 1545 to US Route 15-501)
Haw River, Chatham County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Highway 64 to Jordan Reservoir)
 Marinas Near Stone's Creek:
Crosswinds Marina, Apex , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Stone's Creek:
Durham Skyland Magnuson Hotel, Durham , 1 miles away
Red Roof Inn Durham Duke Medical Center, Durham , 2 miles away
Hilton Durham Near Duke University, Durham , 4 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Durham, Durham , 4 miles away
Homewood Suites Chapel Hill-Durham, Durham , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Stone's Creek:
Birchwood RV Park, Durham, 3 miles away
Holly Grove Campground, Durham County, 12 miles away
Spring Hill Park, Chapel Hill, 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Stone's Creek:
Eno River State Park, North Carolina , 3 miles away
Jordan Lake State Park, North Carolina , 18 miles away
William B. Umstead State Park, North Carolina , 20 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Stone's Creek:
Occoneechee Golf Club, Hillsborough , 4 miles away
Cedar Grove Golf Course, Hillsborough , 5 miles away
Hillandale Golf Course, Durham , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Stone's Creek
University Lake, Orange , 10 miles away

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