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Oklahoma whitewater, Flint Creek

Delaware county, US 412 to Fidler's Bend section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II(IV)     1 miles
 
The one mile reach of Flint Creek described is accurate in that the US HWY 412 access is public access but the take out points referenced are private and not available for public use.

The posted information suggests the private take outs listed by name and GPS coordinates are available to use by request, this is not the case.

One of the take outs is gated, locked and heavily posted with conspicuous no trespassing signs and the
    other is a private collection of cabins having no interest in public access by favor or fee. Phone numbers for each location are no longer in service or are unattended.

Persons wishing to float the one mile section
of Flint Creek your site describes must be prepared to continue six additional miles on the Illinois River to the next available public access at Chewey Bridge. The shuttle is 18 miles on state hwy's and county road.

The starting location is a reasonable drive from Tahlequah, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting
 
here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. The US 412 to Fidler's Bend stretch of Flint Creek in Oklahoma is 1 miles long and is a class II(IV) section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the US 412 to Fidler's Bend section is one of them.

Flint Creek, US 412 to Fidler's Bend 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 Flint Creek.
 Whitewater Near Flint Creek:
Flint Creek, Delaware County, 0 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 1 miles long (US 412 to Fidler's Bend)
Whitewater Outfitter - Eagle Bluff Resorts, Cherokee County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Illinois River, Benton County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.1 miles long (Highway 16 to Arkansas 59)
Whitewater Outfitter - Diamondhead Resort, Cherokee County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Sparrow Hawk Camp, Cherokee County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Illinois River, Cherokee County, 19 miles away
      Class II - 0 miles long (Playspot at Echota)
Illinois River, Washington and Benton County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.7 miles long (Robinson Road to Highway 16)
Spring Creek, Cherokee County, 26 miles away
      Class II - 0 miles long (Low Water Bridge by Peggs)
Whitewater Outfitter - Two Sons Floats & Camping, Mcdonald County, 28 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Marinas Near Flint Creek:
Hi-Lift Marina, Eucha , 16 miles away
Windmill Run Marina, Eucha , 16 miles away
Clearwater Bay Marina, Eucha , 16 miles away
Dripping Springs Yacht Club, Eucha , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Flint Creek:
Cherokee Casino And Hotel West Siloam Springs, Watts , 6 miles away
BEST WESTERN Stateline Lodge, West Siloam Springs , 11 miles away
Super 8 Siloam Springs, Siloam Springs , 11 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Siloam Springs, Siloam Springs , 11 miles away
Quality Inn Siloam Springs, Siloam Springs , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Flint Creek:
Natural Falls State Park, Watts, 4 miles away
Greentree RV, Siloam Springs, 11 miles away
Lake Frances, Siloam Springs, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Flint Creek:
George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond - MO , 44 miles away
Natural Falls State Park, Oklahoma , 5 miles away
Adair State Park, Oklahoma , 20 miles away
Honey Creek State Park, Oklahoma , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Flint Creek:
Siloam Springs Country Club, Siloam Springs , 14 miles away
Thunderbird Golf Course, Siloam Springs , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Flint Creek
Lake Eucha, Delaware , 18 miles away

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