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South Carolina whitewater, Twelvemile Creek

Pickens county, Lay Bridge Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     1 miles
 
The river has changed alot since the remediation and is a great run. Says River Dog

This section of Twelvemile Creek in South Carolina is 1 miles long and it is classified as a class III section by American Whitewater. The starting location is a short drive from Anderson, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The wonderful Pickens County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Twelvemile Creek have people
    coming here. This stretch is very short so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. The Lay Bridge Road section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. For all you camping people
there are campgrounds nearby. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. If you'll be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general
 
area:
Time spent at East Beach in the neighborhood of Twelvemile Creek is always delightful; during your trip here you'll meet some folks from Central for sure. Keowee-Toxaway State Park is a great location to pop by on a wonderful day. Twelvemile Creek sees pretty high levels of rainfall. All through the month of March you get the most rain around here, and April on the other hand is the driest. Summertime highs at Twelvemile Creek frequently tend to be in the 80's, and through the night it cools down to the 60's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 50's, and overnight lows all through the winter for Twelvemile Creek tend to be in the 20's.

Twelvemile Creek, Lay Bridge Road 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 Twelvemile Creek.
 Whitewater Near Twelvemile Creek:
Todd Creek, pickens County, 2 miles away
      Class IV+ - 1 miles long (Brookbend Road to Lake Hartwell)
Twelvemile Creek, Pickens County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 4 miles long (Liberty Highway to South Carolina 137)
Sixmile Creek, Pickens County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 2 miles long (Jones Mill Road to Lake Issaqueena)
Eighteenmile Creek, Anderson County, 5 miles away
      Class I(II) - 2 miles long (Nettles Park to US 76)
Double Branch, Anderson County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 0.5 miles long (US 178 to State Road 88)
Little Eastatoe River, Pickens County, 11 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.5 miles long (Dirt road off Highway 11 to Highway 11 bridge)
Eastatoe Creek - Lower Gorge, Pickens County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 2 miles long (Mill Creek to Dug Mountain Access)
Coneross Creek, Oconee County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 1 miles long (South Carolina 59 to Coneross Hydro Plant Park)
Flat Shoal River, Oconee County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 3 miles long (Flat Shoals Bridge to Tanyard Bridge)
Little River - North Fork, Oconee County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (Highway 11 to Tanyard Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Twelvemile Creek:
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 39 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 41 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 50 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 70 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 75 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Twelvemile Creek:
Lake Keowee Marina, Seneca , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Twelvemile Creek:
Courtyard Clemson, Clemson , 5 miles away
Americas Best Inns-Clemson, Clemson , 5 miles away
Days Inn Clemson, Clemson , 5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CLEMSON - UNIV AREA, Clemson , 5 miles away
Comfort Inn Clemson University Area, Clemson , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Twelvemile Creek:
Camp Sertoma Of South Carolina, Clemson, 5 miles away
Mile Creek County Park, Salem, 8 miles away
Twin Lakes, Clemson, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Twelvemile Creek:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 50 miles away
Keowee-Toxaway State Park, South Carolina , 11 miles away
Table Rock State Park, South Carolina , 16 miles away
Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests, South Carolina , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Twelvemile Creek:
Reserve 1 Golf Course, Sunset , 9 miles away
Cliffs At Keowee Vineyards Golf, Sunset , 12 miles away
Cross Creek Plantation Golf, Seneca , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Twelvemile Creek
Lake Keowee, Oconee , 9 miles away
Lake Jocasse, Oconee , 14 miles away
Lake Jocassee, Oconee , 14 miles away

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