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Oregon whitewater, Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork

Tillamook county, Six miles West of Glenwood to main stem Wilson section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV     4.6 miles
  This section of Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork is 4.6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class IV section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near.
    The beautiful scenery of Tillamook County and the water flowing gracefully down Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork attract people from near and far. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking,
either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The starting location is a short drive from Astoria, as you can see on the road map further down. Whitewater paddling here in the Coast Ranges  
is a great experience. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Six miles West of Glenwood to main stem Wilson stretch is just one of them. On this section you do get some distance, it's good length for a morning trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Put some time aside to spend at University Falls while you're here at Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork. You'll meet a lot of folks from Timber here, and Fern Rock Falls is a good local attraction. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Throughout the months of summer highs here at Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork get into the 60's, and all through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's.

Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork, Six miles West of Glenwood to main stem Wilson 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 Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork.
 Whitewater Near Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork:
Wilson River - South Fork, Tillamook County, 3 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 8 miles long (Upper Reaches to Devils Lake Fork)
Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork, Tillamook County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 4.6 miles long (Six miles West of Glenwood to main stem Wilson)
Jordan Creek, Tillamook County, 5 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Wilson River)
Trask River - North Fork, Washington County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (North Fork of Trask River to Bridge)
Wilson River - North Fork, Tillamook County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 3.8 miles long (West fork North Fork confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on Wilson)
Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork, Tillamook County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 1 miles long (1 mile above North Fork confluence to National Forest confluence)
Wilson River, Tillamook County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16.6 miles long (Jones Creek Forest Camp to Boatramp)
Nehalem River, Columbia County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Upper Nehalem to Vernonia)
Rock Creek, Columbia County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 12.2 miles long (Keasey to mouth)
Trask River, Tillamook County, 17 miles away
      Class III - 6.7 miles long (Fish Hatchery to Upper Peninsula Boat Ramp)
 Hotels Near Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork:
R R Thompson House Bed & Breakfast, Carlton , 22 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Forest Grove , 23 miles away
BEST WESTERN University Inn & Suites, Forest Grove , 23 miles away
McMinnville Inn, McMinnville , 24 miles away
GuestHouse Vineyard Inn McMinn, McMinnville , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork:
Tillamook State Forest - Stagecoach Horse Camp, Timber, 0 miles away
Tillamook State Forest - Lyda Camp, Timber, 2 miles away
Tillamook State Forest - Elk Creek, Timber, 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork:
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 40 miles away
Manhattan Beach State Park, Oregon , 21 miles away
Saddle Mountain State Park, Oregon , 26 miles away
Bald Peak State Park, Oregon , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork:
Vernonia Golf Club, Vernonia , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork
Barney Reservoir, Washington , 8 miles away
McGuire Reservoir, Yamhill , 15 miles away
Henry Hagg Lake, Washington , 16 miles away

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