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Oregon whitewater, Millicoma River - West Fork

Coos county, Above Allegany section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     6 miles
 
I would say calling this river a class III or IV would be really pushing it. It might get that big at peak flows and there is a water fall just below the fish hatchery, but you can put in at the bridge about 4 miles up the river and it is about class I from there down. Says JT

The scenic beauty of Oregon and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. If you're coming from Coos Bay it's not a long drive at all to the put-in
    location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. This section of Millicoma River - West Fork in Coos County is 6 miles long and it is classified as a class III-IV section by
American Whitewater. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often more difficult than elsewhere, so don't forget that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. Getting a good workout and spending some quality  
time in nature have a lot of people coming here. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are not so many other good places for that around here. The wild scenery of the Coast Ranges is great. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Above Allegany stretch is one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
You beyond doubt must go to Golden and Silver Falls State Park while you're here at Millicoma River - West Fork; a spree to Henrys Falls will fill your spirit with good feelings.

Millicoma River - West Fork, Above Allegany 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 Millicoma River - West Fork.
 Whitewater Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
Millicoma River - West Fork, Coos County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Above Allegany)
Coos River - South Fork, Coos County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.1 miles long (Johnson Beach to below Mile 7 Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rose City Wood Products, Coos County, 27 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Umpqua River, Douglas County, 27 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.3 miles long (Sawyers Rapids)
 Marinas Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
Sunlake Marina, Lakeside , 10 miles away
North Lake Resort and Marina, Lakeside , 11 miles away
Ringo's Lakeside Marina, Lakeside , 11 miles away
Salmon Harbor Marina, Reedsport , 12 miles away
Coho Marina and RV Park, Reedsport , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
BEST WESTERN Salbasgeon Inn & Suites Of Reedsport, Reedsport , 12 miles away
Super 8 Coos Bay/North Bend, Coos Bay , 15 miles away
BEST WESTERN Holiday Hotel, Coos Bay , 15 miles away
Red Lion Coos Bay, Coos Bay , 15 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites At Coos Bay, North Bend , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
Camp Millicoma, Coos Bay, 1 miles away
Nesika County Park, Allegany, 3 miles away
Rooke-Higgins County Park, Allegany, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
Threemile Lake Trail, Douglas , 17 miles away,  4.8 hiking miles, 534 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
Golden and Silver Falls State Park, Oregon , 6 miles away
William M. Tugman State Park, Oregon , 12 miles away
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, Oregon , 15 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Millicoma River - West Fork:
Kentuck Golf Course, North Bend , 12 miles away
Forest Hills Country Club, Reedsport , 13 miles away
Coos Country Club, Coos Bay , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Millicoma River - West Fork
Tenmile Lake, Coos , 9 miles away
Loon Lake, Douglas , 13 miles away
Upper Pony Creek Reservoir, Coos , 17 miles away

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