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Washington whitewater, Entiat River

Chelan county, FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV(V+)     2.5 miles
  The natural beauty of Chelan County and the playfulness of the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Washington are often more challenging than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations
    you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds
nearby. This stretch is short so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. The FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. The FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead section of Entiat River in Chelan County is 2.5 miles long and has been rated  
as a class III-IV(V+) section by American Whitewater. The put-in location is a short drive from Wenatchee, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The Northern Cascade Range scenery is wonderful.

Briefly about the general area:
A good place like Lake Wenatchee State Park next to Entiat River is too good to leave out, and a delightful place close by is Box Canyon. This place, the Northern Cascade Range, has so much outdoors fun stuff. Have a great hiking adventure along the Duncan Hill Trail, and Halfway Spring is a great local attraction.

Entiat River, FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead 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 Entiat River.
 Whitewater Near Entiat River:
Entiat River, Chelan County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 2.5 miles long (FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead)
Entiat River, Chelan County, 2 miles away
      Class IV+ - 3 miles long (Lake Creek Campground to National Forest boundary)
Entiat River, Chelan County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 6.7 miles long (Cottonwood Campground to FR 5605)
Wenatchee River, Chelan County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 16.5 miles long (Lake Wenatchee State Park to Tumwater Campground)
Entiat River, Chelan County, 14 miles away
      Class II+ - 14.5 miles long (Ardenvoir to Columbia River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Tube Leavenworth, Chelan County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wenatchee River, Chelan County, 18 miles away
      Class III - 18.6 miles long (Leavenworth to Monitor)
Wenatchee River, Chelan County, 19 miles away
      Class V - 7.5 miles long (Tumwater Campground to Leavenworth)
Whitewater Outfitter - Blue SKY Outfitters, Chelan County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Nason Creek, -blank- County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Merritt to Coles Corner)
 Ski Areas Near Entiat River:
Mission Ridge, Washington , 32 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Echo Valley, Washington , 33 miles away, 900 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Washington , 48 miles away, 1240 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 54 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 66 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Alpental, Washington , 66 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Apex Mountain, British Columbia , 80 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 68 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 80 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
White Pass, Washington , 85 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 89 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
 Hotels Near Entiat River:
Hotel Pension Anna, Leavenworth , 18 miles away
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Leavenworth, Leavenworth , 19 miles away
Fairbridge Inn & Suites Leavenworth, Leavenworth , 19 miles away
Icicle Village Resort, Leavenworth , 19 miles away
Comfort Suites Wenatchee, Wenatchee , 26 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Entiat River:
Silver Falls Campground, Chelan County, 1 miles away
Lake Creek - Entiat, Ardenvoir, 1 miles away
Halfway Spring Campground, Chelan County, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Entiat River:
Hunters Trail, Chelan , 3 miles away,  11.4 hiking miles, 2937 feet elevation difference
Duncan Hill Trail, Chelan , 8 miles away,  27.2 hiking miles, 5038 feet elevation difference
Devils Backbone Trailbike Loop Trail, Chelan , 13 miles away,  14.6 hiking miles, 5475 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Entiat River:
Lake Wenatchee State Park, Washington , 14 miles away
Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park, Washington , 19 miles away
Lake Chelan State Park, Washington , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Entiat River:
Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort, Leavenworth , 15 miles away
Leavenworth Golf Club, Leavenworth , 18 miles away
Mount Cashmere Golf Course, Cashmere , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Entiat River
Fish Lake, Chelan , 13 miles away

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