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Oklahoma whitewater, Spring Creek

Cherokee county, Low Water Bridge by Peggs section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     0 miles
  The Low Water Bridge by Peggs stretch of Spring Creek in Cherokee County is 0 miles long and it is classified as a class II section by American Whitewater. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Tahlequah, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The beautiful scenery of Oklahoma and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. The Ozarks scenery is wonderful. There's camping
    available near Spring Creek. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this
state are pretty easy. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you won't find a large number of other rivers. There are no other stretches to paddle along Spring Creek than the Low Water Bridge by Peggs stretch. This stretch is very short so no need to bring snacks. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while 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 if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Spring Creek is a spot with many visitors from Locust Grove It's always fine to pop by Cave Spring. These mountains rock, just explore all the exciting things to do in the Ozarks. Near Spring Creek you stumble on Dry Hollow which is a good site to stop at. Spring Creek gets a lot of water. The month of June is the wettest with most of the rain, and January is when it's the driest. For the duration of the warm days of summer here at Spring Creek, high temperatures regularly reach the 90's, and through the night it cools down to the 70's.

Spring Creek, Low Water Bridge by Peggs 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 Spring Creek.
 Whitewater Near Spring Creek:
Whitewater Outfitter - Eagle Bluff Resorts, Cherokee County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Diamondhead Resort, Cherokee County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Illinois River, Cherokee County, 15 miles away
      Class II - 0 miles long (Playspot at Echota)
Whitewater Outfitter - Sparrow Hawk Camp, Cherokee County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Flint Creek, Delaware County, 26 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 1 miles long (US 412 to Fidler's Bend)
 Marinas Near Spring Creek:
Chouteau Bend Recreation Area, Chouteau , 13 miles away
Sinors Long Bay Marina, Wagoner , 15 miles away
M & M Marina, Pryor , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Spring Creek:
BEST WESTERN Locust Grove Inn & Suites, Locust Grove , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites TAHLEQUAH, Tahlequah , 15 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Tahlequah, Tahlequah , 15 miles away
Tahlequah Motor Lodge, Tahlequah , 15 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Tahlequah, Tahlequah , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Spring Creek:
Lake Shore RV and Recreation Park, Salina, 12 miles away
Grand Lake State Park - Snowdale Area, Salina, 13 miles away
Diamondhead Resort, Tahlequah, 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Spring Creek:
George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond - MO , 64 miles away
Tenkiller State Park, Oklahoma , 15 miles away
Little Blue-Disney State Park, Oklahoma , 22 miles away
Sequoyah Bay State Park, Oklahoma , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Spring Creek:
Cherokee Trails Golf Course, Tahlequah , 10 miles away
Tahlequah City Golf Course, Tahlequah , 12 miles away
Cherry Springs Golf Club, Tahlequah , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Spring Creek
Spavinaw Lake, Mayes , 16 miles away
Fort Gibson Lake, Wagoner , 16 miles away
Lake Eucha, Delaware , 19 miles away

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