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South Carolina whitewater, Reedy River

Greenville county, Reedy River Falls Historic Park section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV(V)     0.5 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The starting point is not too far from Greenville, as you can see on the road map further down. This is an extremely short stretch so no need to bring snacks. There are some good hotels near the river, but do book a room before you come
    because it is a very popular destination. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The natural beauty of South Carolina and the cool fresh water have people coming here. There are so many stretches to
paddle in this river system, the Reedy River Falls Historic Park stretch is just one of many. This section of Reedy River in South Carolina is 0.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class IV(V) section. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots.

Briefly about the general area:
During your visit to Reedy River you'll meet some folks from Greenville
 
for sure. A tour to Paris Mountain State Park rejuvenates the soul. During the summer here at Reedy River, high temperatures commonly reach the 70's. Once the sun is down it plunges down to the 60's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 40's with temperatures at Reedy River dipping down into the 20's during winter nights. Reedy River generally gets a great deal of precipitation. The wettest month of the year is commonly March, that's the one that rains the most; September is the month with the least moisture.

Reedy River, Reedy River Falls Historic Park 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 Reedy River.
 Whitewater Near Reedy River:
Reedy River, Greenville County, 0 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 0.5 miles long (Reedy River Falls Historic Park)
Saluda River, Pickens/Greenville County, 6 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.1 miles long (Speedway Play Spot - Park and Play upstream of 124)
Saluda River, Greenville/ Pickens County, 6 miles away
      Class II - 16 miles long (Saluda Dam to South Carolina Route 86 in Piedmont)
Huff Creek, Greenville County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.9 miles long (Reedy Fork to Griffin Mill)
Reedy River, Greenville County, 8 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 2.6 miles long (Log Shoals Road to West Georgia Road)
Whitewater Outfitter - Appalachian Rivers Raft, Greenville County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Enoree River, Greenville/ Spartanburg County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (South Carolina Route 14 Pelham to South Carolina Route 296)
North Saluda River, Greenville County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Route 89 to Saluda River)
North Saluda River, Greenville County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (Highway 25 to State Road 11)
Saluda River, Greenville/ Anderson/ Laurens County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 14 miles long (SR 247 to US25)
 Ski Areas Near Reedy River:
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 63 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 63 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 64 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 67 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 82 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 84 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 85 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 91 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 94 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Reedy River:
Hampton Inn Suites GreenvilleDowntownRiverPlace, Greenville , 0 miles away
Courtyard Greenville Downtown, Greenville , 0 miles away
The Westin Poinsett, Greenville, Greenville , 0 miles away
Aloft Greenville Downtown, Greenville , 0 miles away
Hyatt Regency Greenville, Greenville , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Reedy River:
Springwood RV Park, Greenville, 5 miles away
Rainbow RV Park, Taylors, 7 miles away
Ivy Acres RV Park, Piedmont, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Reedy River:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 44 miles away
Paris Mountain State Park, South Carolina , 6 miles away
Jones Gap State Park, South Carolina , 17 miles away
Caesars Head State Park, South Carolina , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Reedy River:
Lakeview Golf Club, Greenville , 0 miles away
Furman Golf Course, Greenville , 1 miles away
Greenville Country Club, Greenville , 2 miles away
 Lakes Near Reedy River
Lake Cunningham, Greenville , 13 miles away
Lyman Lake, Spartanburg , 16 miles away
Assembly Acres Camp Lake, Greenville , 18 miles away

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