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Ohio whitewater, Cuyahoga River

Summit Cuyahoga county, Route 303 to Boston Mills Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     2.7 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Summit / Cuyahoga County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. The put-in is not too far from Akron, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The Route 303 to Boston Mills Road section of Cuyahoga River in Summit / Cuyahoga County is 2.7 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II section. You might be into whitewater rafting
    or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of spots for that. The Route 303 to Boston Mills Road section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. Getting a good workout and just hanging
out with mother nature will make you glad you came. There are some good hotels near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
Buttermilk Falls is always fun to check out; there are plenty of folks from Peninsula here at Cuyahoga River. Time spent at Turkeyfoot Beach in close proximity to Cuyahoga River is always great, and a journey here wouldn’t be complete without a journey to close by Tinker's Creek State Park. This river is so wonderful. The slopes of Boston Mills are so inviting nobody can resist, and do put some time aside to spend at Brandywine Falls while you're here at Cuyahoga River. A journey to Portage Lakes State Park when you're here at Cuyahoga River is a great idea; dropping by Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area is just something you need to do if you haven't yet.

Cuyahoga River, Route 303 to Boston Mills Road 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 Cuyahoga River.
 Whitewater Near Cuyahoga River:
Cuyahoga River, Summit / Cuyahoga County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II - 2.7 miles long (Route 303 to Boston Mills Road)
Cuyahoga River, Summit County, 5 miles away
      Class I - 6.8 miles long (Ira Road to Route 303)
Chippewa Creek, Cuyahoga County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 1.65 miles long (Rt. 82 to Brecksville Reservation)
Tinker's Creek, Cuyahoga County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.65 miles long (Pleasant Valley to Tinker's reservation)
Cuyahoga River, Summit County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Ohio Edison Dam to Cascade Valley Metro Park)
Cuyahoga River, Summit County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Broad Blvd to Front St)
Yellow Creek, Summit County, 8 miles away
      Class II(III) - 4.3 miles long (Ghent to Cuyahoga River)
Chagrin River - Aurora Branch, Cuyahoga County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.55 miles long (Chagrin Reservation)
Cuyahoga River, Portage/Summit County, 13 miles away
      Class II(III) - 0.25 miles long (Kent to Munroe Falls)
Rocky River - North Branch, Medina County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Nichols Road to Granger Road)
 Ski Areas Near Cuyahoga River:
Boston Mills, Ohio , 2 miles away, 240 foot drop, 7 lifts, 8 runs
Brandywine, Ohio , 2 miles away, 240 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Alpine Valley, Ohio , 24 miles away, 230 foot drop, 7 lifts, 9 runs
Clear Fork, Ohio , 70 miles away, 300 foot drop, 6 lifts, 10 runs
Snow Trails, Ohio , 72 miles away, 300 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Cuyahoga River:
Sandy Beach Marina, Akron , 14 miles away
East 55th St Marina, Cleveland , 16 miles away
Commodore's Club Marina, Cleveland , 17 miles away
Channel Park Marina, Cleveland , 18 miles away
Edgewater Marina, Cleveland , 18 miles away
 Beaches Near Cuyahoga River:
Turkeyfoot Beach, Summit , 15 miles away
Perkins Beach, Cuyahoga , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Cuyahoga River:
Clarion Inn Hudson - Akron North, Hudson , 3 miles away
Knights Inn Cleveland/Macedonia, Macedonia , 3 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Boston Heights/Hudson, Hudson , 3 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Cleveland Macedonia, Macedonia , 3 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Macedonia, OH, Macedonia , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cuyahoga River:
Silver Springs Camp Ground, Stow, 10 miles away
Summit County Fairgrounds, Munroe Falls, 10 miles away
Stow Silver Springs Park, Stow, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cuyahoga River:
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Brecksville - OH , 6 miles away
Tinker's Creek State Park, Ohio , 12 miles away
Portage Lakes State Park, Ohio , 14 miles away
Cleveland Lakefront State Park, Ohio , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cuyahoga River:
Brandywine Golf Course, Peninsula , 1 miles away
Boston Hills Country Club, Hudson , 2 miles away
Brandywine Golf Course, Northfield , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Cuyahoga River
Virginia Kendall Park Lake, Summit , 2 miles away
Camp Hilaka Lake, Summit , 9 miles away
Summit Lake, Summit , 11 miles away

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