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North Carolina whitewater, Toxaway Creek

Transylvania county, Frozen Creek Road Bridge to Lake Jocassee section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-V+     3.6 miles
  The Frozen Creek Road Bridge to Lake Jocassee stretch of Toxaway Creek is 3.6 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-V+ section of whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in North Carolina are easier than the national norm, so keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The beautiful scenery of North Carolina and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract
    people from near and far. Whitewater paddling here in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a great experience. There's camping available near Toxaway Creek. This is a short paddling stretch so you'll have to walk back to the start
over and over. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Frozen Creek Road Bridge to Lake Jocassee stretch is just one of them. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good spots. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Brevard, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will  
have you coming back for more. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
There's good hiking along the Foothills Trail; Round Mountain Gap is positively a splendid site to have a look at. Man, is there plenty of fun things to do in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Don't leave Toxaway Creek without first going for a hike along the Art Loeb Trail. A spree to Keowee-Toxaway State Park when you're here at Toxaway Creek is a tremendous idea, and people from Rosman love to come here.

Toxaway Creek, Frozen Creek Road Bridge to Lake Jocassee 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 Toxaway Creek.
 Whitewater Near Toxaway Creek:
Toxaway Creek, Transylvania County, 1 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 3.6 miles long (Frozen Creek Road Bridge to Lake Jocassee)
French Broad River - West Fork, Transylvania County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3.4 miles long (SR 1309 Bridge to US 64 Bridge)
Toxaway River, Transylvania County, 4 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.69 miles long (Highway 64 to Lake Jocassee)
Eastatoe Creek, Pickens County, 5 miles away
      Class IV+ - 3.52 miles long (US 178 to Smith Creek above Lake Keowee)
Eastatoe Creek - Lower Gorge, Pickens County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 2 miles long (Mill Creek to Dug Mountain Access)
French Broad River - North Fork, Transylvania County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 7.2 miles long (Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge)
Horsepasture River, Transylvania County, 7 miles away
      Class V+ - 4.2 miles long (US Route 281 to Lake Jocassee)
Little Eastatoe River, Pickens County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.5 miles long (Dirt road off Highway 11 to Highway 11 bridge)
French Broad River - East Fork, Transylvania County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (East Fork Road at Laurel Branch to French Broad River)
Toxaway River - Upper, Transylvania County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Above Lake Toxaway)
 Ski Areas Near Toxaway Creek:
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 31 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 31 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 34 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 55 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 59 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 92 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 93 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 94 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
 Hotels Near Toxaway Creek:
Hampton Inn - Suites Cashiers-Sapphire Valley, Sapphire , 13 miles away
The Inn At Brevard, Brevard , 13 miles away
Innisfree Bed And Breakfast By, Cashiers , 15 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites BREVARD, Brevard , 16 miles away
Hampton Inn Brevard, Brevard , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Toxaway Creek:
Lazy J Campground, Rosman, 5 miles away
Panther Ridge RV Park and Community, Lake Toxaway, 5 miles away
Riverbend RV Park, Lake Toxaway, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Toxaway Creek:
Art Loeb Trail, Transylvania , 11 miles away
Foothills Trail, Oconee , 13 miles away
Foothills Trail, Oconee , 13 miles away
Black Mountain Trail, Transylvania , 17 miles away
Winding Stairs Trail, Oconee , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Toxaway Creek:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 36 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 56 miles away
Keowee-Toxaway State Park, South Carolina , 9 miles away
Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests, South Carolina , 9 miles away
Table Rock State Park, South Carolina , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Toxaway Creek:
Lake Toxaway Company Country Club, Lake Toxaway , 5 miles away
Lake Toxaway Country Club, Lake Toxaway , 6 miles away
Burlingame Country Club, Sapphire , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Toxaway Creek
Lake Toxaway, Transylvania , 5 miles away
Lake Jocasse, Oconee , 8 miles away
Lake Jocassee, Oconee , 8 miles away

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