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Utah whitewater, Price River

Carbon county, Scofield Reservoir to picnic area above Price Canyon section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     15 miles
  This stretch of Price River is 15 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-III section of whitewater. The put-in is not too far from Price, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. 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. If you hurry you can run this stretch in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so pack your camp stove. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a pretty small number of paddling places.
Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Utah is often easier than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. The wonderful Utah scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Price River are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
 
    Scofield State Park is a pleasant place to stretch your legs a bit. Price River gets very little precipitation. The month with most of the rain is August, and the driest month is June. Summer brings highs in the 70's to
  Price River, and through the night it cools down to the 40's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 20's, and overnight lows in the-10's for Price River.

Price River, Scofield Reservoir to picnic area above Price Canyon 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 Price River.
 Whitewater Near Price River:
Price River, Carbon County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III - 15 miles long (Scofield Reservoir to picnic area above Price Canyon)
Price River, Utah / Carbon County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V - 8.5 miles long (Picnic area above Price Canyon to Castle Gate)
Strawberry River, Duchesne County, 17 miles away
      Class I-V - 36 miles long (Soldier Creek to Starvation Res)
Huntington Creek, Emery County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.5 miles long (Left Fork to Utah Experimental Farm)
Currant Creek, Duchesne/ Wasatch County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 25 miles long (Dry Hollow to Strawberry River)
 Ski Areas Near Price River:
Sundance, Utah , 49 miles away, 2150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 41 runs
Deer Valley, Utah , 53 miles away, 3000 foot drop, 22 lifts, 99 runs
Park City Mountain Resort, Utah , 56 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
Brighton, Utah , 57 miles away, 1745 foot drop, 6 lifts, 66 runs
Solitude, Utah , 58 miles away, 2047 foot drop, 8 lifts, 65 runs
The Canyons, Utah , 59 miles away, 3190 foot drop, 19 lifts, 167 runs
Alta, Utah , 59 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 12 lifts, 54 runs
Snowbird, Utah , 60 miles away, 3240 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
Snowbasin, Utah , 94 miles away, 2959 foot drop, 12 lifts, 113 runs
Powder Mountain, Utah , 98 miles away, 2527 foot drop, 7 lifts, 124 runs
 Hotels Near Price River:
Ramada Price, Price , 18 miles away
Super 8 Price, Price , 18 miles away
BEST WESTERN Carriage House Inn, Price , 20 miles away
Greenwell Inn Convention Center And Suit, Price , 20 miles away
Holiday Inn Express HEBER CITY, Heber City , 45 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Price River:
Fish Creek Campground, Carbon County, 12 miles away
South Hughes Group, -blank-, 16 miles away
Old Folks Flat - Manti-LaSal National Forest, Price, 17 miles away
 Trails Near Price River:
Fish Creek National Recreation Trail, Sanpete , 17 miles away
Soldier Creek Campground Loop Trail, Wasatch , 18 miles away
Chris Otteson Trail, Emery , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Price River:
Timpanogos Cave National Monument, American Fork - UT , 49 miles away
Scofield State Park, Utah , 8 miles away
Huntington State Park, Utah , 25 miles away
Uinta National Forest, Utah , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Price River:
Carbon Country Club, Helper , 14 miles away

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