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Oregon whitewater, Nestucca River

Tillamook county, Rocky Bend Camp to Blaine section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     7.9 miles
 
The put-in for this stretch of river is on PRIVATE PROPERTY. Landowners have requested that boaters please stay away. This section CANNOT currently be run legally without permission form landowners. Says NL

I think that it is great and exciting Says Jackie

The starting location is a short drive from Corvallis, as you can see on the road map further down. The natural beauty of Oregon and the water flowing gracefully down Nestucca
    River have people coming here. The wild scenery of the Coast Ranges is great. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around
here you'll find a large number of good spots. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Oregon tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. This stretch has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well.  
The Rocky Bend Camp to Blaine section of Nestucca River in Tillamook County is 7.9 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III-IV section. 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.

Briefly about the general area:
A journey to Manhattan Beach State Park when you're here at Nestucca River is a good idea; you'll meet a lot of people from Beaver here. Having a fine time in the Coast Ranges is simple. A visit to Nestucca River wouldn’t be complete without a visit to nearby Munson Creek State Park.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Nestucca River.
 Whitewater Near Nestucca River:
Nestucca River, Tillamook County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.9 miles long (Rocky Bend Camp to Blaine)
Nestucca River, Tillamook County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 13.6 miles long (Blaine to Hebo)
Trask River, Tillamook County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 6.7 miles long (Fish Hatchery to Upper Peninsula Boat Ramp)
Yamhill River - South, Polk/ Yamhill County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 15.3 miles long (Grand Ronde to Sheridan)
Mill Creek, Polk County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.6 miles long (Upper Bridge to Mill Creek County Park)
Trask River - North Fork, Washington County, 17 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (North Fork of Trask River to Bridge)
Wilson River, Tillamook County, 17 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16.6 miles long (Jones Creek Forest Camp to Boatramp)
Kilchis River - North Fork, Tillamook County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Little South Fork Kilchis River)
Jordan Creek, Tillamook County, 19 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Wilson River)
Wilson River - North Fork, Tillamook County, 19 miles away
      Class III - 3.8 miles long (West fork North Fork confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on Wilson)
 Marinas Near Nestucca River:
Big Barn Marina and RV Park, Tillamook , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Nestucca River:
The Craftsman Bed & Breakfast, Pacific City , 16 miles away
Ashley Inn Of Tillamook, Tillamook , 17 miles away
Shilo Inn Suites Hotel Tillamook, Tillamook , 18 miles away
Cottages At Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City , 22 miles away
The Garibaldi House Inn-Suites, Garibaldi , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Nestucca River:
Rocky Bend, Willamina, 3 miles away
Alder Glen, Willamina, 5 miles away
Mt Hebo, Beaver, 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Nestucca River:
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 46 miles away
Munson Creek State Park, Oregon , 10 miles away
Manhattan Beach State Park, Oregon , 13 miles away
Winema National Forest, Oregon , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near Nestucca River
Mountain Springs Ranch Reservoir, Polk , 16 miles away
McGuire Reservoir, Yamhill , 17 miles away
Valsetz Lake, Polk , 20 miles away

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