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Texas whitewater, Furneaux Creek

Denton county, Josey Lane to McCoy Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     2 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Dallas -Fort Worth-Arlington, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. There's camping available near Furneaux Creek. This section is quite short so
    better bring some good walking shoes. The Josey Lane to McCoy Road stretch of Furneaux Creek in Texas is 2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section. There are plenty of hotels
here if you want to spend a night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The beautiful scenery of Texas and the water flowing gracefully down Furneaux Creek are reasons enough to come here and paddle. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of places  
for that. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Josey Lane to McCoy Road stretch is one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
The Elm Fork Nature Preserve Trail offers hiking at its best, and if you're stopping by from Carrollton, you won't be the only one. Furneaux Creek is right by the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Trail. For the period of the months of summer highs here at Furneaux Creek reach the 90's while night lows are regularly in the 70's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 50's, and night lows in the 30's for Furneaux Creek. From a rainfall point of view Furneaux Creek is a relatively common location.

Furneaux Creek, Josey Lane to McCoy 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 Furneaux Creek.
 Whitewater Near Furneaux Creek:
Furneaux Creek, Denton County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 2 miles long (Josey Lane to McCoy Road)
White Rock Creek, Dallas County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.25 miles long (Belt Line Road to US 75)
Denton Creek, Tarrant County, 11 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.1 miles long (Just below Grapevine Dam)
Spring Creek River, Collin Dallas County, 13 miles away
      Class II(III) - 3 miles long (Renner Road to Jupiter Road)
Duck Creek, Dallas County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Beltline Road to Miller Road)
Rowlett Creek, Dallas County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2 miles long (Pleasant Valley Road in Garland TX)
Johnson Creek, Tarrant County, 20 miles away
      Class II(III) - 3.5 miles long (Meadowbrook Park to Great SW Pkwy)
Ten Mile Creek, Dallas County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (South Main St to Pleasant Run Road)
 Marinas Near Furneaux Creek:
Flagship Marinas, Dallas , 7 miles away
Cottonwood Creek Marina-Lake Lewisville, Little Elm , 9 miles away
Eagle Point Marina, Lewisville , 10 miles away
West Lake Marina, Lake Dallas , 10 miles away
Sunset Charters, Grapevine , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Furneaux Creek:
Courtyard Dallas Carrollton Conference Center, Carrollton , 1 miles away
Rodeway Inn Carrollton, Carrollton , 2 miles away
Super 8 Farmers Branch/North Dallas, Farmers Branch , 3 miles away
Homewood Suites By Hilton Dallas-Lewisville, Lewisville , 4 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Addison , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Furneaux Creek:
Sandy Lake RV Park, Carrollton, 3 miles away
Stewart Creek Park, The Colony, 5 miles away
Lewisville Mobile Home Park, Lewisville, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Furneaux Creek:
Elm Fork Nature Preserve Trail, Dallas , 4 miles away
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Trail, Collin , 4 miles away
L B Houston Park Nature Trail, Dallas , 8 miles away
Leonard L Woods Park Trail, Dickens , 11 miles away
Trinity Creek Mountain Creek Preserve Trail, Dallas , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Furneaux Creek:
Cedar Hill State Park, Texas , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Furneaux Creek:
Golf Club Castle Hills, Lewisville , 3 miles away
Honors Golf Club Dallas, Carrollton , 3 miles away
Carrollton City of Indian Creek Golf Club, Carrollton , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Furneaux Creek
North Lake, Dallas , 6 miles away
Lake Lewisville, Denton , 6 miles away
Bachman Lake, Dallas , 9 miles away

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