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Oregon whitewater, Alsea River - South Fork

Benton county, Hubert McBee Memorial Park to Rock Quarry Weir section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6 miles
  The put-in is not too far from Corvallis, as you can see on the road map further down. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Oregon are often tougher than in other states, so keep in mind that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. This section of Alsea River - South Fork in Oregon is 6 miles long and is according to American Whitewater
    a class II-III section of whitewater. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. The nature scenery of Benton County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the
stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip. The river winds through the Coast Ranges and you get great scenery. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room  
before you come because it is a very popular destination. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Alsea River - South Fork you'll most likely meet some people from Alsea. Through the summer months, highs typically are in the 70's at Alsea River - South Fork with nighttime lows in the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 40's, and winter nights come with lows in the 30's to Alsea River - South Fork. Alsea River - South Fork typically gets a lot of rainfall. Most of the rain falls during December; the driest month is July.

Alsea River - South Fork, Hubert McBee Memorial Park to Rock Quarry Weir 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 Alsea River - South Fork.
 Whitewater Near Alsea River - South Fork:
Alsea River - South Fork, Benton County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Hubert McBee Memorial Park to Rock Quarry Weir)
Alsea River - North Fork, Benton County, 4 miles away
      Class I - 5 miles long (North Fork Bridge to Mill Creek Park)
Alsea River, Benton/Lincoln County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 32 miles long (Mill Creek Park to Tidewater)
Alsea River - North Fork, Benton/ Lincoln County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 6.5 miles long (Three Miles below Klickitat Lake to North Fork Bridge)
Marys River, Benton County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Wren to Philomath)
Whitewater Outfitter - River RUN Oregon, Benton County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Lake Creek, Lane County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (Deadwood Creek to Siuslaw River)
Siuslaw River, Lane County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.5 miles long (Lake Creek to Close to Mapleton)
Drift Creek, Lincoln County, 24 miles away
      Class II-III - 17 miles long (Meadow Creek to 3 miles above mouth)
Whitewater Outfitter - Caster's Guide Service, Benton County, 25 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Hotels Near Alsea River - South Fork:
Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis, Corvallis , 21 miles away
University Inn Corvallis, Corvallis , 22 miles away
Rodeway Inn Willamette River, Corvallis , 22 miles away
Super 8 Corvallis, Corvallis , 22 miles away
Days Inn Corvallis, Corvallis , 22 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Alsea River - South Fork:
Alsea Falls, Blachly, 3 miles away
Upper Lake Creek, Blachly, 6 miles away
Hult Pond, Blachly, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Alsea River - South Fork:
Ellmaker State Park, Oregon , 15 miles away
Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon , 20 miles away
Sarah Helmick State Park, Oregon , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Alsea River - South Fork:
Diamond Woods Golf Course, Monroe , 17 miles away
Corvallis Country Club, Corvallis , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Alsea River - South Fork
Triangle Lake, Lane , 9 miles away
Corvallis Reservoir, Benton , 18 miles away
Fern Ridge Lake, Lane , 20 miles away

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