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Texas whitewater, Spring Creek River

Collin Dallas county, Renner Road to Jupiter Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II(III)     3 miles
 
Take springcreek from jupiter and keep going till it merges with rowlett creek and get out at rowlett rd. This entire stretch of water is best after rainstorms. Some areas have high speed runs and have great rapids. Go prepared you will get wet. Says jared

This stretch of Spring Creek River is 3 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II(III) section. The beautiful scenery of Collin Dallas County and the
    sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding.
This is a somewhat short section so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. The put-in location is a short drive from Dallas -Fort Worth-Arlington, as you can see on the road map further down. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come. There are many good hotels to choose from, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.  
There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The Renner Road to Jupiter Road stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
If the weather is magnificent here at Spring Creek River, you can go for a hike along the Bob Woodruff Trail, and you'll meet a lot of folks from Richardson here. The Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Trail is a great hiking trail in the neighborhood of Spring Creek River. The amount of precipitation that falls at Spring Creek River is close to the national average. May is the month that gets the most rain, and the driest of the months is December.

Spring Creek River, Renner Road to Jupiter 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 Spring Creek River.
 Whitewater Near Spring Creek River:
Spring Creek River, Collin Dallas County, 1 miles away
      Class II(III) - 3 miles long (Renner Road to Jupiter Road)
Duck Creek, Dallas County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Beltline Road to Miller Road)
Rowlett Creek, Dallas County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2 miles long (Pleasant Valley Road in Garland TX)
White Rock Creek, Dallas County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.25 miles long (Belt Line Road to US 75)
Furneaux Creek, Denton County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 2 miles long (Josey Lane to McCoy Road)
Denton Creek, Tarrant County, 25 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.1 miles long (Just below Grapevine Dam)
Ten Mile Creek, Dallas County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (South Main St to Pleasant Run Road)
 Marinas Near Spring Creek River:
Flagship Marinas, Dallas , 8 miles away
Collin Park RV Resort and Marina, Wylie , 10 miles away
Lake Pointe Marina, Garland , 11 miles away
Anchor Bay Marina, Wylie , 12 miles away
G T Storage & Marina, Garland , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Spring Creek River:
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Richardson , 1 miles away
Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, Richardson , 1 miles away
Residence Inn Dallas Richardson, Richardson , 1 miles away
Courtyard Dallas Richardson At Campbell, Richardson , 1 miles away
Hyatt House Dallas/Richardson, Richardson , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Spring Creek River:
Spring Creek Village RV, Plano, 3 miles away
Willow Bend Learning Center, Plano, 5 miles away
Collin Park RV Resort and Marina, Wylie, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Spring Creek River:
Bob Woodruff Trail, Collin , 4 miles away
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Trail, Collin , 11 miles away
Wylie Community Park Trail, Collin , 12 miles away
Trinity Trail, Collin , 13 miles away
Elm Fork Nature Preserve Trail, Dallas , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Spring Creek River:
Cedar Hill State Park, Texas , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Spring Creek River:
Sherrill Park Golf Course, Richardson , 1 miles away
Croker Golf, Richardson , 1 miles away
The Practice Tee, Richardson , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Spring Creek River
Bachman Lake, Dallas , 15 miles away
Lavon Lake, Collin , 15 miles away
Ray Hubbard Lake, Kaufman , 18 miles away

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