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Oregon whitewater, Wilson River - North Fork

Tillamook county, West fork North Fork confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on Wilson section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     3.8 miles
  The West fork North Fork confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on Wilson stretch of Wilson River - North Fork in Oregon is 3.8 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class III section of whitewater. The scenic beauty of Tillamook County and the cool fresh water have people coming here. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Astoria, there's a road map further down the page
    with more info on that. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations
in advance you're all set. When you're paddling down a Coast Ranges river like this one you always get great scenery along the way too. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so better not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. The West fork North Fork  
confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on Wilson section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. This is a pretty short section so no need to bring snacks.

Briefly about the general area:
High temperatures at Wilson River - North Fork during the long summer days are in the 60's. Summer overnight lows descend down to the 50's. Through the wintertime the highs are typically in the 50's, and during the dark hours in the winter at Wilson River - North Fork temperatures dip to the 30's. Wilson River - North Fork generally gets a great deal of rain. December is when you get the most rain here while August is mostly the driest month.

Wilson River - North Fork, West fork North Fork confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on 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 - North Fork.
 Whitewater Near Wilson River - North Fork:
Wilson River - North Fork, Tillamook County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 3.8 miles long (West fork North Fork confluence to Jones Creek Bridge on Wilson)
Wilson River, Tillamook County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16.6 miles long (Jones Creek Forest Camp to Boatramp)
Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork, Tillamook County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 1 miles long (1 mile above North Fork confluence to National Forest confluence)
Jordan Creek, Tillamook County, 6 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Wilson River)
Trask River - North Fork, Washington County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (North Fork of Trask River to Bridge)
Trask River, Tillamook County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 6.7 miles long (Fish Hatchery to Upper Peninsula Boat Ramp)
Nehalem River, Clatsop/ Tillamook County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 14.2 miles long (Spruce Run Park to Nehalem Falls)
Wilson River - South Fork, Tillamook County, 11 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 8 miles long (Upper Reaches to Devils Lake Fork)
Wilson River - Devil's Lake Fork, Tillamook County, 13 miles away
      Class IV - 4.6 miles long (Six miles West of Glenwood to main stem Wilson)
Kilchis River - North Fork, Tillamook County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Little South Fork Kilchis River)
 Hotels Near Wilson River - North Fork:
Ashley Inn Of Tillamook, Tillamook , 22 miles away
Shilo Inn Suites Hotel Tillamook, Tillamook , 22 miles away
The Garibaldi House Inn-Suites, Garibaldi , 25 miles away
Econo Lodge Garibaldi, Garibaldi , 25 miles away
Tradewinds Motel, Rockaway Beach , 28 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wilson River - North Fork:
Tillamook State Forest - Diamond Mill, Tillamook, 0 miles away
Tillamook State Forest - Jones Creek, Tillamook, 1 miles away
Tillamook State Forest - Jordan Creek OHV, Tillamook, 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wilson River - North Fork:
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 34 miles away
Munson Creek State Park, Oregon , 19 miles away
Saddle Mountain State Park, Oregon , 21 miles away
Manhattan Beach State Park, Oregon , 21 miles away
 Lakes Near Wilson River - North Fork
Barney Reservoir, Washington , 13 miles away
McGuire Reservoir, Yamhill , 17 miles away

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