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Utah whitewater, Huntington Creek

Emery county, Left Fork to Utah Experimental Farm section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     12.5 miles
  The Left Fork to Utah Experimental Farm section of Huntington Creek in Emery County is 12.5 miles long and has been rated as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. The beautiful scenery of Emery County and the water flowing gracefully down Huntington Creek will make you feel great. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Utah are often easier than in other
    states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, and if you make reservations in advance you're all
set. If you're coming from Price 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. You can enjoy this section more if you take your time, so pack your sleeping bag. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a pretty small number of paddling rivers. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of  
people.

Briefly about the general area:
McCadden Hollow is a splendid place to pop by close by; a tour to Huntington State Park invigorates the spirit. The Chris Otteson Trail offers hiking at its best, and Huntington Creek is right by the CCC Trail. This river is so great. Summertime brings highs in the 70's to Huntington Creek; the overnight is a bit chillier of course, typically in the 40's. For the period of the winter highs are in the 20's, and after the sun is down all through the wintertime temperatures at Huntington Creek descend into the-10's. At Huntington Creek you donít see much rain.

Huntington Creek, Left Fork to Utah Experimental Farm 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 Huntington Creek.
 Whitewater Near Huntington Creek:
Huntington Creek, Emery County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (Left Fork to Utah Experimental Farm)
Cottonwood Creek, Emery County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Joe's Valley Reservoir to Route 29)
Price River, Carbon County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 15 miles long (Scofield Reservoir to picnic area above Price Canyon)
Ferron Creek, Emery County, 19 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.5 miles long (to Millsite Reservoir)
Price River, Utah / Carbon County, 24 miles away
      Class III-V - 8.5 miles long (Picnic area above Price Canyon to Castle Gate)
San Rafael River, Emery County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 20 miles long (Fuller Bottom to San Rafael Campground)
 Ski Areas Near Huntington Creek:
Sundance, Utah , 59 miles away, 2150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 41 runs
Deer Valley, Utah , 68 miles away, 3000 foot drop, 22 lifts, 99 runs
Brighton, Utah , 69 miles away, 1745 foot drop, 6 lifts, 66 runs
Park City Mountain Resort, Utah , 70 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
Solitude, Utah , 71 miles away, 2047 foot drop, 8 lifts, 65 runs
Alta, Utah , 71 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 12 lifts, 54 runs
Snowbird, Utah , 71 miles away, 3240 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
The Canyons, Utah , 73 miles away, 3190 foot drop, 19 lifts, 167 runs
 Marinas Near Huntington Creek:
Joe's Valley Marina, Orangeville , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Huntington Creek:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites PRICE, Price , 22 miles away
Ramada Price, Price , 22 miles away
Super 8 Price, Price , 22 miles away
National 9 Inn Price, Price , 22 miles away
Greenwell Inn, Price , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Huntington Creek:
River Bend, Hiawatha, 1 miles away
Lower Little Bear, Hiawatha, 1 miles away
Little Bear Group, Hiawatha, 1 miles away
 Trails Near Huntington Creek:
Chris Otteson Trail, Emery , 5 miles away
CCC Trail, Emery , 11 miles away
CCC Trail, Emery , 11 miles away
Reeder Trail, Sanpete , 14 miles away
Gunnison Trail, Emery , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Huntington Creek:
Timpanogos Cave National Monument, American Fork - UT , 60 miles away
Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey - UT , 63 miles away
Huntington State Park, Utah , 13 miles away
Scofield State Park, Utah , 18 miles away
Millsite State Park, Utah , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Huntington Creek
Fairview Lakes, Sanpete , 17 miles away

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