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Washington whitewater, Chehalis River - East Fork

Lewis county, mile 3 to Chehalis River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     3 miles
  The mile 3 to Chehalis River section of Chehalis River - East Fork is 3 miles long and it is classified as a class III section by American Whitewater. The wonderful Lewis County scenery and the playfulness of the water beats anything. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. If you're coming from Centralia 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. 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. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well.
Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good places. This section is quite short so better bring some good walking shoes. Whitewater paddling here in the Olympic Mountains is a great experience. The average Washington whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the  
sections here are not safe for beginners. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
During your stay at Chehalis River - East Fork do have a look at nearby Westport Beach; if you're stopping by from Pe Ell, you won't be the only one. Now, you may think that's plenty but there's even more cool things to do here in the Olympic Mountains. A day at Jones Beach in the vicinity of Chehalis River - East Fork is time well spent, and Rainbow Falls State Park is a good place to stop at. At this river you will never have a bad time.

Chehalis River - East Fork, mile 3 to Chehalis River 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 Chehalis River - East Fork.
 Whitewater Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Chehalis River, Lewis County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 11.8 miles long (West Fork to Pe Ell)
Chehalis River - East Fork, Lewis County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 3 miles long (mile 3 to Chehalis River)
Chehalis River - West Fork, Lewis County, 4 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (mile 3 to Chehalis River)
Elochoman River, Wahkiakum County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 11 miles long (North Fork to Beaver Creek hatchery)
Chehalis River, Lewis County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 6 miles long (Pe Ell to Doty)
Chehalis River, Lewis County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 3.2 miles long (Rainbow Falls to Meeskill)
Germany Creek, Cowlitz County, 13 miles away
      Class III+ - 3.3 miles long (Road 1300 to end of county road)
Grays River, Wahkiakum County, 15 miles away
      Class IV+ - 5.2 miles long (South Fork Grays to Highway 4)
Coal Creek, Cowlitz County, 19 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 4.5 miles long (East Fork to Harmony Dr.)
Olequa Creek, Lewis County, 21 miles away
      Class II+ - 6.5 miles long (Annonen Road to Cowlitz River)
 Ski Areas Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Hurricane Ridge Ski Lodge, Washington , 75 miles away, 800 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Elochman Slough Marina, Cathlamet , 14 miles away
 Beaches Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Jones Beach, Columbia , 14 miles away
Westport Beach, Clatsop , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
The Villa At Little Cape Horn, Cathlamet , 13 miles away
Lucky Eagle Casino And Hotel, Rochester , 20 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA, Chehalis , 23 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Park Place Inn & Suites, Chehalis , 24 miles away
Econo Lodge Chehalis - Centralia, Chehalis , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Rainbow Falls State Park, Doty, 10 miles away
Marv's RV Park, Cathlamet, 11 miles away
County Line Park, Cathlamet, 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 40 miles away
Rainbow Falls State Park, Washington , 10 miles away
Seaquest State Park, Washington , 32 miles away
Schafer State Park, Washington , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Chehalis River - East Fork:
Skyline Golf Course, Cathlamet , 12 miles away

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