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South Carolina whitewater, Middle Tyger River

Spartanburg county, Duncan to Startex section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     2 miles
  If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding. The beautiful scenery of Spartanburg County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. 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. The starting point is not too far from Spartanburg, if you're not familiar with the area there's
a road map further down the page. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. This is a somewhat short section so no need to bring snacks. There are many good hotels to choose from, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This section of Middle Tyger River is 2 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class III section of whitewater.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of people from Startex here. At Middle Tyger River during the warmest time of the year highs are in the 80's, and during summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. All through the wintertime this place gets highs in the 50's, and overnight lows in the 20's for Middle Tyger River. Middle Tyger River typically gets much rain. March is when you get the most rain here; April is when it's the driest.

Middle Tyger River, Duncan to Startex 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 Middle Tyger River.
 Whitewater Near Middle Tyger River:
Middle Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Duncan to Startex)
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 3 miles away
      Class -blank- - 4.5 miles long (Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417)
Enoree River, Greenville/ Spartanburg County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (South Carolina Route 14 Pelham to South Carolina Route 296)
Whitewater Outfitter - Appalachian Rivers Raft, Greenville County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 14 miles away
      Class II(III) - 6 miles long (Route 231 to Route 113)
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Route 231 to South Tyger River)
Jimmies Creek, Spartanburg County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (I-26 to Tyger River)
Reedy River, Greenville County, 19 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 2.6 miles long (Log Shoals Road to West Georgia Road)
North Saluda River, Greenville County, 20 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 1.3 miles long (Trail to North Saluda Reservoir)
Reedy River, Greenville County, 20 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 0.5 miles long (Reedy River Falls Historic Park)
 Ski Areas Near Middle Tyger River:
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 64 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 70 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 71 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 73 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 76 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 77 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 83 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 86 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
 Hotels Near Middle Tyger River:
Days Inn & Suites Duncan/Spartanburg, Duncan , 1 miles away
Quality Inn Duncan Spartanburg West, Duncan , 1 miles away
Value Place Spartanburg Duncan, Duncan , 1 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG(DUNCAN), Duncan , 1 miles away
Hampt STE Greenville/Spartanbu, Duncan , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Middle Tyger River:
Creekside RV Park, Greer, 6 miles away
Cunningham RV Park, Spartanburg, 6 miles away
Scuffle Town Usa RV Park, Simpsonville, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Middle Tyger River:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 49 miles away
Paris Mountain State Park, South Carolina , 19 miles away
Croft State Park, South Carolina , 20 miles away
Jones Gap State Park, South Carolina , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Middle Tyger River:
Taylormade Addidas Golf, Duncan , 2 miles away
River Falls Plantation, Duncan , 4 miles away
Twin Oaks Par 3 Golf, Inman , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Middle Tyger River
Silver Lake, Spartanburg , 3 miles away
Lyman Lake, Spartanburg , 6 miles away
Twin Lakes, Spartanburg , 7 miles away

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