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Ohio whitewater, Massie's Creek

Green county, Wilberforce section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     0.5 miles
  If you're coming from Springfield it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Ohio are often easier than in other states, so keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. The scenic beauty of Green County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming
    here. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This is a very short stretch so you'd better be
prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature have a lot of people coming here. This stretch of Massie's Creek in Ohio is 0.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III section. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good places. This is one of a small number of  
paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too.

Briefly about the general area:
There is a magnificent hiking trail in the neighborhood of Massie's Creek called the South Gorge Trail, and a journey to John Bryan State Park revitalizes the spirit. On a wonderful day at Massie's Creek you can take a hike along the Orton Memorial Trail; needless to say, everyone loves Caesar Creek State Park. At this river you will never have a bad time. Massie's Creek is a place with many visitors from Cedarville. Through the summertime at Massie's Creek highs are mostly in the 80's, and the nighttime is slightly colder of course, regularly in the 60's.

Massie's Creek, Wilberforce 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 Massie's Creek.
 Whitewater Near Massie's Creek:
Massie's Creek, Green County, 0 miles away
      Class III - 0.5 miles long (Wilberforce)
Little Miami River, Greene County, 3 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.3 miles long (Clifton Gorge)
Mad River, Montgomery County, 19 miles away
      Class II+ - 0 miles long (Huffman Dam)
Caesar Creek, Warren County, 22 miles away
      Class II+ - 2.8 miles long (Caesar Creek Lake to Little Miami River)
Lee's Creek, Highland County, 28 miles away
      Class III - 2.2 miles long (Rt. 28 to Rattlesnake Creek)
Second Creek, Warren County, 29 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.25 miles long (State Route 132 to Confluence with Todd's Fork)
Rattlesnake Creek, Highland County, 29 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 3 miles long (Fishback Road to St. Route 28)
Hall's Creek, Warren County, 30 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 1.25 miles long (Shawhan Road to Hall's Creek Road)
 Ski Areas Near Massie's Creek:
Mad River Mountain, Ohio , 32 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 24 runs
Spicy Run Mountain, Ohio , 55 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 9 runs
Perfect North, Indiana , 80 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
 Hotels Near Massie's Creek:
Hearthstone Inn & Suites, Cedarville , 1 miles away
Quality Inn And Conference Center, Springfield , 8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites SPRINGFIELD - DAYTON AREA, Springfield , 8 miles away
Comfort Suites Springfield, Springfield , 8 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Springfield, Springfield , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Massie's Creek:
John Bryan State Park, Yellow Springs, 4 miles away
Morris Bean Reserve - Jacoby Rd Launch, Yellow Springs, 6 miles away
Rei Lakes, Springfield, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Massie's Creek:
Orton Memorial Trail, Greene , 3 miles away
South Gorge Trail, Greene , 4 miles away
Arboretum Trail, Greene , 4 miles away
Buckhorn Trail, Clark , 12 miles away
Lakeview Trail, Clark , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Massie's Creek:
John Bryan State Park, Ohio , 4 miles away
Caesar Creek State Park, Ohio , 12 miles away
Buck Creek State Park, Ohio , 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Massie's Creek:
Sebastian Hills Golf Club, Xenia , 5 miles away
Rocky Lakes Golf Course, Springfield , 7 miles away
W G C Golf Course, Xenia , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Massie's Creek
Clark Lake, Clark , 16 miles away
Crystal Lake, Clark , 16 miles away

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