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Utah whitewater, Ferron Creek

Emery county, to Millsite Reservoir section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-IV     4.5 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Price, as you can see on the road map further down. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. You might have
    to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The wonderful Utah scenery and the playfulness of the water will
make you feel great. This stretch is mid length, you can easily run it on an afternoon. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with not too many other rivers for that. The to Millsite Reservoir stretch of Ferron Creek in Utah is 4.5 miles long and has been rated as a class II-IV section by American Whitewater. A bit of exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come.

Briefly about the
general area:
Manti-LaSal National Forest is a fine place to explore, and you can have a fine hiking adventure along the Blue Trail. A great place to check out next to Ferron Creek is Biddlecome Hollow; places like Millsite State Park are delightful to go to. This river is so wonderful. You're sure to come across some friendly folks from Ferron here, and if you're here you can take a hike along the Dry Wash Trail. Ferron Creek gets very little rainfall. The wettest month of the year is ordinarily March, that's the one that rains the most, and June is when it's the driest. At Ferron Creek through the months of summer highs are in the 80's.

Ferron Creek, to Millsite Reservoir road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Ferron Creek.
 Whitewater Near Ferron Creek:
Ferron Creek, Emery County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.5 miles long (to Millsite Reservoir)
Cottonwood Creek, Emery County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Joe's Valley Reservoir to Route 29)
Muddy Creek, Emery / Wayne County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 72 miles long (I-70 to Hanksville)
Huntington Creek, Emery County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (Left Fork to Utah Experimental Farm)
San Rafael River, Emery County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 20 miles long (Fuller Bottom to San Rafael Campground)
 Ski Areas Near Ferron Creek:
Sundance, Utah , 72 miles away, 2150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 41 runs
Deer Valley, Utah , 82 miles away, 3000 foot drop, 22 lifts, 99 runs
Brighton, Utah , 83 miles away, 1745 foot drop, 6 lifts, 66 runs
Alta, Utah , 84 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 12 lifts, 54 runs
Snowbird, Utah , 84 miles away, 3240 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
Solitude, Utah , 84 miles away, 2047 foot drop, 8 lifts, 65 runs
Park City Mountain Resort, Utah , 84 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
The Canyons, Utah , 87 miles away, 3190 foot drop, 19 lifts, 167 runs
Elk Meadows, Utah , 90 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
 Marinas Near Ferron Creek:
Joe's Valley Marina, Orangeville , 14 miles away
 Hotels Near Ferron Creek:
Willow Creek Inn, Ephraim , 27 miles away
Manti Motel, Manti , 29 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites PRICE, Price , 38 miles away
Ramada Price, Price , 38 miles away
Super 8 Price, Price , 38 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Ferron Creek:
Ferron Canyon Campground, Emery County, 1 miles away
Mill Site Campground, Emery County, 3 miles away
Millsite State Park, Huntington, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Ferron Creek:
Blue Trail, Emery , 1 miles away
Dry Wash Trail, Emery , 3 miles away
Hole Trail, Emery , 5 miles away
Dairy Trail, Sanpete , 7 miles away
Blue Dugway, Emery , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Ferron Creek:
Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey - UT , 44 miles away
Millsite State Park, Utah , 4 miles away
Manti-LaSal National Forest, Utah , 12 miles away
Huntington State Park, Utah , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Ferron Creek:
Millsite Golf Course, Ferron , 7 miles away

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