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Washington whitewater, Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage

Soda Springs Road to Little Klickitat section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     5 miles
  The natural beauty of -blank- County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. If you're coming from City of The Dalles it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Washington are often more challenging than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that lots of rivers here are not for beginners.
    Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of places for that. The campgrounds here at Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage are pretty good. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll
have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The Soda Springs Road to Little Klickitat section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. The Soda Springs Road to Little Klickitat stretch of Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage in -blank- County is 5 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. This stretch is mid length, suitable for  
an afternoon trip. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while will make you glad you came. The beauty of the Northern Cascade Range is a great plus for this river.

Briefly about the general area:
Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage is not far at all from Klickitat. Horsethief Lake State Park is a lovely place any time of year. Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage sees pretty high levels of rain. The month of December is the wettest with most of the snow while July is the month with the least amount of precipitation. Through the warm months here at Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage, high temperatures typically get into the 80's, and all through summer nights temperatures are in the 40's.

Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage, Soda Springs Road to Little Klickitat 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 Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage.
 Whitewater Near Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage:
Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage, -blank- County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Soda Springs Road to Little Klickitat)
Klickitat River, Klickitat County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.5 miles long (Klickitat Springs to Fishing Access)
Klickitat River, Klickitat County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 16.2 miles long (Leidl Campground to Klickitat Springs)
Swale Creek, Klickitat County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 10 miles long (Harris Road to Wahkiacus)
Little Klickitat River, Klickitat County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.7 miles long (Olsen Road to Klickitat River)
Klickitat River, Klickitat County, 17 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (Fishing Access on Highway 142 to Columbia River)
Klickitat River, Klickitat County, 21 miles away
      Class III+ - 21 miles long (Yakama Reservation to Leidl Campground)
Rattlesnake Creek, Klickitat County, 26 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 3 miles long (mile 3 to White Salmon)
White Salmon River, Klickitat County, 30 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.1 miles long (Warner Road Bridge to Green Truss Bridge)
Deschutes River, Wasco County, 30 miles away
      Class III - 44 miles long (Sherar's Falls to Columbia River)
 Ski Areas Near Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage:
White Pass, Washington , 44 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 44 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 50 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 53 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 56 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 59 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 78 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Alpental, Washington , 80 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 82 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 89 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
 Hotels Near Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage:
Shilo Inn Suites Hotel The Dalles, The Dalles , 14 miles away
Comfort Inn Columbia Gorge, The Dalles , 15 miles away
Celilo Inn, The Dalles , 15 miles away
Oregon Motor Motel, The Dalles , 16 miles away
The Dalles Inn, The Dalles , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage:
Soda Springs Campground, Klickitat County, 5 miles away
Stinson Flats, Klickitat, 5 miles away
Mineral Springs, Klickitat, 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage:
Horsethief Lake State Park, Washington , 11 miles away
Maryhill State Park, Washington , 18 miles away
Mayer State Park, Oregon , 19 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Canyon Creek - Klickitat drainage:
Goldendale Golf Club, Goldendale , 15 miles away
Dalles Country Club, The Dalles , 16 miles away

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