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Oregon whitewater, Coquille River - South Fork

Coos county, 2 Miles Above Powers to Baker Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     6.3 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Coos Bay, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The natural beauty of Coos County and the water flowing gracefully down Coquille River - South Fork are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The 2 Miles Above Powers to Baker Creek section of Coquille River - South Fork in Oregon is 6.3 miles long and it is classified as a class II-IV section by American Whitewater. Whitewater
    paddling here in the Coast Ranges is a great experience. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, it's perfect for
a one day trip. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. There are so many sections  
to paddle in this river system, the 2 Miles Above Powers to Baker Creek section is just one of many. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you won't find a large number of other places.

Briefly about the general area:
Coquille River - South Fork is near Coquille Myrtle Grove State Park which is a gorgeous site. This is a popular spot for folks from Powers, and Hoffman Memorial State Park is a perfect location to stretch your legs a bit. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. On a good day at Coquille River - South Fork you can take a hike along the Mountain Wells Trail.

Coquille River - South Fork, 2 Miles Above Powers to Baker Creek 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 Coquille River - South Fork.
 Whitewater Near Coquille River - South Fork:
Coquille River - South Fork, Coos County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.3 miles long (2 Miles Above Powers to Baker Creek)
Coquille River - South Fork, Coos County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.5 miles long (Myrtle Grove Camp Ground to Milepost 3)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rose City Wood Products, Coos County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Coquille River - South Fork, Coos County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.7 miles long (South Fork Bridge to Myrtle Grove)
Elk River, Curry County, 19 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.5 miles long (Slate Creek to Elk River Hatchery)
Coos River - South Fork, Coos County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.1 miles long (Johnson Beach to below Mile 7 Bridge)
 Hotels Near Coquille River - South Fork:
Bandon Inn, Bandon , 26 miles away
BEST WESTERN Holiday Hotel, Coos Bay , 26 miles away
BEST WESTERN Inn At Face Rock, Bandon , 26 miles away
Super 8 Coos Bay/North Bend, Coos Bay , 26 miles away
Red Lion Coos Bay, Coos Bay , 27 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Coquille River - South Fork:
Powers County Park, Powers, 0 miles away
Orchard Park, Powers, 2 miles away
Boundary Campground, Coos County, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Coquille River - South Fork:
Mountain Wells Trail, Curry , 13 miles away, 4.7 hiking miles, 625 feet elevation difference
Lower River Trail, Curry , 17 miles away, 6.1 hiking miles, 779 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Coquille River - South Fork:
Oregon Caves National Monument, Cave Junction - OR , 49 miles away
Redwood National and State Parks, Crescent City - CA , 56 miles away
Coquille Myrtle Grove State Park, Oregon , 4 miles away
Hoffman Memorial State Park, Oregon , 8 miles away
Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon , 20 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Coquille River - South Fork:
Coquille Valley Elks, Coquille , 15 miles away

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