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Utah whitewater, Clear Creek

Sevier county, Fish Creek confluence to 2 miles downstream section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     2 miles
  The scenic beauty of Sevier County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. This section of Clear Creek is 2 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-III section. The average Utah whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. There are some good sections to paddle in this river
    system, the Fish Creek confluence to 2 miles downstream section is one of them. This is a pretty short section so no need to bring snacks. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance
because these hotels fill up quick. If you're coming from Cedar City it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this is an area with not too many other spots for that. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while  
are great reasons to come.

Briefly about the general area:
On a great day at Clear Creek you can take a hike along the Deer Creek Trail, and North Cedars is a delightful forest neighborhood nearby. A short journey to Whiskey Spring is always worthwhile, and the Pipeline Trail is a fine hiking trail nearby. This river is a wonderful place to visit. A journey to Clear Creek wouldn’t be complete without a tour to nearby Fremont Indian State Park; naturally, A visit to The Narrows is always fun. The snow is nice at Elk Meadows. All through the warmest time of the year highs here at Clear Creek get into the 90's, and during summer nights temperatures are in the 60's.

Clear Creek, Fish Creek confluence to 2 miles downstream 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 Clear Creek.
 Whitewater Near Clear Creek:
Clear Creek, Sevier County, 1 miles away
      Class I-III - 2 miles long (Fish Creek confluence to 2 miles downstream)
Whitewater Outfitter - Always Rafting and Kayaking, Piute County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Big Rock Raft & Yak, Piute County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Clear Creek:
Elk Meadows, Utah , 14 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Brian Head, Utah , 58 miles away, 1707 foot drop, 8 lifts, 53 runs
 Hotels Near Clear Creek:
Comfort Inn & Suites Fillmore, Fillmore , 20 miles away
Hampton Inn Richfield, Sevier , 22 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Richfield, Richfield , 22 miles away
Comfort Inn Richfield, Richfield , 22 miles away
BEST WESTERN Paradise Inn & Resort, Fillmore , 22 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Clear Creek:
Fremont Indian State Park - Castle Rock, Sevier, 3 miles away
Castle Rock Campground, Sevier County, 3 miles away
Adelaide Campground, Millard County, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Clear Creek:
Deer Creek Trail, Piute , 7 miles away
Pipeline Trail, Piute , 7 miles away
Tushar Trail, Piute , 8 miles away
Bullion Trail, Piute , 10 miles away
Copper Belt Trail, Piute , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Clear Creek:
Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon - UT , 55 miles away
Cedar Breaks National Monument, Cedar City - UT , 68 miles away
Fremont Indian State Park, Utah , 5 miles away
Piute State Park, Utah , 20 miles away
Territorial Statehouse State Park, Utah , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near Clear Creek
Three Creeks Reservoir, Sevier , 4 miles away

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