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Washington whitewater, Cedar Creek

Grays Harbor county, Sherman Creek to Cedar Creek Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+     4.7 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. The put-in location is a short drive from Shelton, as you can see on the road map further down. The wonderful Washington scenery and the playfulness of the water attract people from near and far. There are campgrounds quite near the river where
    you can camp. The beautiful Olympic Mountains scenery is an added bonus. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these
hotels fill up quick. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. This stretch is mid length, you can easily run it on an afternoon. This stretch of Cedar Creek in Washington is 4.7 miles long and is a class II+ section of whitewater according to  
American Whitewater. The Sherman Creek to Cedar Creek Road stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
At Cedar Creek you always meet someone from Oakville, and a spree to Rainbow Falls State Park when you're here is never a bad idea. And that's not all there is to do here in the Olympic Mountains. Cedar Creek gets a good deal of water. For the duration of December this area sees the most rain; the driest of the months is July. For the duration of the summertime months highs here at Cedar Creek reach the 70's. Through the moonlight hours it's regularly in the 50's.

Cedar Creek, Sherman Creek to Cedar Creek Road 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 Cedar Creek.
 Whitewater Near Cedar Creek:
Cedar Creek, Grays Harbor County, 3 miles away
      Class II+ - 4.7 miles long (Sherman Creek to Cedar Creek Road)
Chehalis River, Lewis County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 3.2 miles long (Rainbow Falls to Meeskill)
Chehalis River, Lewis County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 6 miles long (Pe Ell to Doty)
Satsop River - East Fork, Mason County, 18 miles away
      Class II - 8.2 miles long (Simpson Hatchery to Cook Creek)
Chehalis River, Lewis County, 21 miles away
      Class III-IV - 11.8 miles long (West Fork to Pe Ell)
Chehalis River - East Fork, Lewis County, 22 miles away
      Class III - 3 miles long (mile 3 to Chehalis River)
Chehalis River - West Fork, Lewis County, 23 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (mile 3 to Chehalis River)
Vance Creek, Mason County, 25 miles away
      Class IV - 3.5 miles long (FS 2350 to Vance Creek Bridge)
Elochoman River, Wahkiakum County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 11 miles long (North Fork to Beaver Creek hatchery)
Skokomish River - South Fork, Mason County, 26 miles away
      Class IV-V - 11 miles long (Browns Creek to Vance Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Cedar Creek:
Hurricane Ridge Ski Lodge, Washington , 56 miles away, 800 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Cedar Creek:
Lucky Eagle Casino And Hotel, Rochester , 5 miles away
Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton , 13 miles away
Stay Beyond Inn And Suites, Elma , 14 miles away
Super 8 Shelton, Shelton , 17 miles away
Quality Inn Centralia, Centralia , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cedar Creek:
North Creek Campground, Grays Harbor County, 0 miles away
Sherman Valley, Oakville, 3 miles away
Sherman Valley Campground, Thurston County, 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cedar Creek:
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 55 miles away
Olympic National Park, Port Angeles - WA , 59 miles away
Rainbow Falls State Park, Washington , 12 miles away
Millersylvania State Park, Washington , 20 miles away
Schafer State Park, Washington , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cedar Creek:
Delphi Golf Course, Olympia , 14 miles away
Riverside Golf Club, Chehalis , 18 miles away
Scott Lake Golf Course, Olympia , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Cedar Creek
Summit Lake, Thurston , 10 miles away
Horseshoe Lake, Lewis , 18 miles away

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