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Utah whitewater, Provo River

Utah county, Soapstone to Deer Creek Reservoir section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-IV     25 miles
 
Great ride from above Woodland to the 1000 E. bridge (which is a good scare during high water, 1500 cfs). After the bridge the log jams, second diversion dam and constant river splits can be fun in the right craft (13 ft raft, not recommended). Great rush! Says The Heathen Monsters (see picture)

Yeah...this river especially the lower part...really rocks. Says Brad

If you're coming from Provo-Orem it's not a long drive at all
    to the starting location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Utah tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're not from around here
don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. The scenic beauty of Utah and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream will make you feel great. This stretch has enough mileage for an overnight trip, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you  
want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good spots for that around here. Whitewater paddling here in the Wasatch Range is a great experience. There's camping available near Provo River. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. The Soapstone to Deer Creek Reservoir section of Provo River is 25 miles long and is a class I-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater.

Provo River, Soapstone to Deer Creek Reservoir 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 Provo River.
 Whitewater Near Provo River:
Provo River, Utah County, 15 miles away
      Class I-IV - 25 miles long (Soapstone to Deer Creek Reservoir)
Whitewater Outfitter - Dinosaur Expeditions, Summit County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Park City Rafting, Summit County, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Provo River, Wasatch/ Utah County, 20 miles away
      Class I-IV - 17.5 miles long (Deer Creek Reservoir to Utah Lake)
Chalk Creek, Summit County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 15 miles long (Upton to Coalville)
Currant Creek, Duchesne/ Wasatch County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 25 miles long (Dry Hollow to Strawberry River)
East Canyon Creek, Morgan County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 16.5 miles long (Jeremy Ranch to 66 Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - High Country Rafting, Utah County, 26 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Strawberry River, Duchesne County, 26 miles away
      Class I-V - 36 miles long (Soldier Creek to Starvation Res)
Duchesne River, Uintah County, 26 miles away
      Class I-III - 32.5 miles long (Hades Campground to Rock Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Provo River:
Deer Valley, Utah , 17 miles away, 3000 foot drop, 22 lifts, 99 runs
Park City Mountain Resort, Utah , 19 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
The Canyons, Utah , 22 miles away, 3190 foot drop, 19 lifts, 167 runs
Brighton, Utah , 23 miles away, 1745 foot drop, 6 lifts, 66 runs
Sundance, Utah , 24 miles away, 2150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 41 runs
Solitude, Utah , 24 miles away, 2047 foot drop, 8 lifts, 65 runs
Alta, Utah , 27 miles away, 2020 foot drop, 12 lifts, 54 runs
Snowbird, Utah , 29 miles away, 3240 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
Snowbasin, Utah , 55 miles away, 2959 foot drop, 12 lifts, 113 runs
Powder Mountain, Utah , 58 miles away, 2527 foot drop, 7 lifts, 124 runs
 Marinas Near Provo River:
Deer Creek Island Resort, Heber City , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Provo River:
Macs Motel, Heber City , 11 miles away
Holiday Inn Express HEBER CITY, Heber City , 11 miles away
Homestead Resort, Midway , 16 miles away
Zermatt Utah, Midway , 16 miles away
Black Diamond Lodge, Park City , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Provo River:
Jordanelle - Rockcliff Area, Heber City, 7 miles away
Jordanelle State Park - Rock Cliff:, Kamas, 7 miles away
Lower Canyon, Kamas, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Provo River:
Littles Fork Trail, Wasatch , 11 miles away
Nobletts Creek Trail, Wasatch , 12 miles away
Smith Morehouse Trail, Summit , 18 miles away
Union Pacific Rail Trail, Summit , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Provo River:
Timpanogos Cave National Monument, American Fork - UT , 23 miles away
California National Historic Trail, CA , 46 miles away
Jordanelle State Park, Utah , 10 miles away
Rockport State Park, Utah , 16 miles away
Deer Creek State Park, Utah , 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Provo River:
Homestead Resort Golf Course, Heber City , 15 miles away
Wasatch Mountain State Park, Midway , 16 miles away
Soldier Hollow Golf Course, Midway , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Provo River
Mill Hollow Reservoir, Wasatch , 11 miles away

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