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Washington whitewater, Dingford Creek

King county, Goat Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V+     1.3 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The Goat Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie stretch of Dingford Creek in King County is 1.3 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class V+ section. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. The Goat Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie
    stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. There's camping available near Dingford Creek. If
you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. Lodging is available near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The wild scenery of the Northern Cascade Range is great. This is a very short stretch so it's not like you're gonna  
spend hours on the river in one stretch. The wonderful Washington scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great.

Briefly about the general area:
Really good skiing awaits you at Alpental, and Olallie State Park is a glorious place to go. You just can't imagine the amount of outdoors exciting things the Northern Cascade Range has to offer. If the weather is pleasant here at Dingford Creek, you can go for a hike along the Pratt Lake Trail; Dingford Creek is a place with many visitors from Snoqualmie Pass. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure.

Dingford Creek, Goat Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie 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 Dingford Creek.
 Whitewater Near Dingford Creek:
Dingford Creek, King County, 1 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.3 miles long (Goat Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 4 miles away
      Class IV - 10.3 miles long (Burnboot Creek to Taylor River)
Snoqualmie River - South Fork, King County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (I-90 Exit 52 to Denny Creek Campground)
Taylor River, King County, 5 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (Marten Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 4 miles long (Hardscrabble Creek to Burnboot Creek)
Pratt River, King County, 7 miles away
      Class IV - 6 miles long (Kaleetan Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 7.5 miles long (Taylor River to Concrete bridge)
Miller River - West Fo, King County, 7 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.5 miles long (Upstream of Miller Road Bridge)
Miller River - East Fork, King County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (along FR 6412)
Miller River, King County, 8 miles away
      Class IV - 4.8 miles long (East Fork to NE Old Cascade Highway)
 Ski Areas Near Dingford Creek:
Alpental, Washington , 4 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 6 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 13 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 27 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
White Pass, Washington , 41 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 64 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 73 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Echo Valley, Washington , 98 miles away, 900 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 99 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Dingford Creek:
Salish Lodge Spa, Snoqualmie , 27 miles away
Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum , 34 miles away
BEST WESTERN Snowcap Lodge, Cle Elum , 37 miles away
Timber Lodge Inn, Cle Elum , 38 miles away
Monroe Motel, Monroe , 39 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Dingford Creek:
Commonwealth Campground, King County, 5 miles away
Denny Creek, Snoqualmie Pass, 5 miles away
Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 2399.5 - Lodge Lake, Snoqualmie Pass, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Dingford Creek:
Middle Fork Trail, King , 2 miles away,  12.2 hiking miles, 903 feet elevation difference
Pratt Lake Trail, King , 6 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 2378 feet elevation difference
Annette Lake Trail, King , 7 miles away,  4.6 hiking miles, 1906 feet elevation difference
Mount Defiance Trail, King , 9 miles away,  13.2 hiking miles, 1672 feet elevation difference
Pacific Crest Trail - section 25, overlapping , 13 miles away, 119.9 hiking miles, 3706 feet elevation difference
Snowshoe Butte Trail, King , 15 miles away, 1.5 hiking miles, 1588 feet elevation difference
Cooper Pass Trail, Kittitas , 15 miles away, 4.9 hiking miles, 515 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Dingford Creek:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 52 miles away
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 69 miles away
Olallie State Park, Washington , 15 miles away
Lake Easton State Park, Washington , 21 miles away
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near Dingford Creek
Lunker Lake, King , 1 miles away
Lake Pugsley, King , 4 miles away
Olallie Lake, King , 6 miles away

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