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Texas whitewater, Sixmile Creek

Llano county, FM 2323 to FM 152 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     5 miles
  If you're coming from Kerrville it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The natural beauty of Llano County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, you can easily run it on an afternoon. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions
    for lots of people. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the FM 2323 to FM 152 section is one of them. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Texas you might find the rivers here a
bit more manageable, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. There's camping available near Sixmile Creek. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you don’t have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling  
places. This stretch of Sixmile Creek in Llano County is 5 miles long and is a class III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
During your spree to Sixmile Creek you'll meet some folks from Valley Spring for sure, and hiking along the Summit Trail is magnificent fun. A trip to Sixmile Creek wouldn’t be complete without a journey to close by Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Going for a hike along the Echo Canyon Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this region. Sixmile Creek gets a typical amount of annual rain. The month with most of the rain is May; January meanwhile is the driest month.

Sixmile Creek, FM 2323 to FM 152 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 Sixmile Creek.
 Whitewater Near Sixmile Creek:
Sixmile Creek, Llano County, 2 miles away
      Class III - 5 miles long (FM 2323 to FM 152)
Llano River, Llano County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 19 miles long (Llano to FM 3404)
Hickory Creek River, Llano County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 10 miles long (County Road 109 to FM 152)
Crabapple Creek, Gillespie County, 15 miles away
      Class IV+ - 8 miles long (Eckert Road to FM 965)
Sandy Creek, Llano County, 18 miles away
      Class II+ - 4 miles long (Llano CR 310 to SH 71)
North Grape Creek, Gillespie Blanco County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 17.5 miles long (FM 1631 to Pedernales River)
Llano River, Mason Llano County, 23 miles away
      Class II(III) - 17 miles long (US 87 to CR 103)
Beaver Creek, Mason County, 24 miles away
      Class III - 11 miles long (Spring Branch Road to US 87)
Cherokee Creek, San Saba County, 24 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9 miles long (FM 501 to Colorado Bend SRA Road)
Colorado River, Burnet County, 24 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Lake Buchanan Dam to SH 29)
 Hotels Near Sixmile Creek:
BEST WESTERN Llano, Llano , 7 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Llano, Llano , 7 miles away
Fredericksburg Hill Country Hotel, Fredericksburg , 26 miles away
202 And Cottage, Fredericksburg , 26 miles away
Super 8 Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg , 26 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Sixmile Creek:
Llano River Golf and RV Resort, Llano, 5 miles away
Robinson City Park, Llano, 5 miles away
Oxford Ranch Campground, Llano, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Sixmile Creek:
Summit Trail, Llano , 12 miles away
Echo Canyon Trail, Llano , 12 miles away
Loop Trail, Llano , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Sixmile Creek:
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Texas , 12 miles away
Inks Lake State Park, Texas , 27 miles away
Longhorn Cavern State Park, Texas , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Sixmile Creek:
Llano River Golf Course & Rv Resort, Llano , 2 miles away

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