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Oregon whitewater, Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork

Tillamook county, 1 mile above North Fork confluence to National Forest confluence section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     1 miles
  The wonderful Oregon scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. The 1 mile above North Fork confluence to National Forest confluence stretch of Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork is 1 miles long and is a class III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. If you're coming from Astoria it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road
    map further down. This is an extremely short stretch so better bring some good walking shoes. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. 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. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. You can pitch a tent or park  
your RV at a nearby campground. The beauty of the Coast Ranges is a great plus for this river. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork gets a great deal of water. The wettest month of the year is typically December, that's the one that rains the most while August is the month with the least amount of precipitation. All through the days of summer here at Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork, high temperatures generally reach the 60's.

Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork, 1 mile above North Fork confluence to National Forest confluence road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork.
 Whitewater Near Wilson River - West Fork of 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 - 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)
Wilson River, Tillamook County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 16.6 miles long (Jones Creek Forest Camp to Boatramp)
Jordan Creek, Tillamook County, 6 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Wilson River)
Nehalem River, Clatsop/ Tillamook County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 14.2 miles long (Spruce Run Park to Nehalem Falls)
Trask River - North Fork, Washington County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (North Fork of Trask River to Bridge)
Trask River, Tillamook County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 6.7 miles long (Fish Hatchery to Upper Peninsula Boat Ramp)
Wilson River - South Fork, Tillamook County, 12 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, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.5 miles long (Headwaters to Little South Fork Kilchis River)
 Hotels Near Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork:
Shilo Inn Suites Hotel Tillamook, Tillamook , 22 miles away
Ashley Inn Of 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 , 27 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork:
Tillamook State Forest - Diamond Mill, Tillamook, 1 miles away
Tillamook State Forest - Jones Creek, Tillamook, 2 miles away
Tillamook State Forest - Jordan Creek OHV, Tillamook, 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork:
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 33 miles away
Munson Creek State Park, Oregon , 20 miles away
Saddle Mountain State Park, Oregon , 20 miles away
Manhattan Beach State Park, Oregon , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near Wilson River - West Fork of North Fork
Barney Reservoir, Washington , 14 miles away
McGuire Reservoir, Yamhill , 18 miles away

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