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Washington whitewater, Goodman Creek

Clallam county, FR 2931 100 spur access to Sol Duc River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III+(V)     1.3 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many runs in this state are not easy. The wonderful Clallam County scenery and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. The put-in is not too far from Port Angeles, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. You can pitch a tent or park your RV
    at a nearby campground. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the FR 2931 100 spur access to Sol Duc River section is one of them. This stretch of Goodman Creek is 1.3 miles long and is rated by American
Whitewater as a class III+(V) section. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. This is a very short section so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. Whitewater paddling here in the Olympic Mountains is a great experience. No shortage of good hotels, but you'd better reserve  
in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
At Goodman Creek you always meet someone from Port Angeles; why not take a refreshing hike along the Aurora Trail. Man, is there heaps of entertaining stuff to do in the Olympic Mountains. Goodman Creek is right by the Bogachiel Trail. For the period of the summer, highs ordinarily are in the 70's at Goodman Creek. Once the sun is down it plunges down to the 40's. The winter brings highs down to the 40's with temperatures at Goodman Creek dipping down into the 30's during winter nights. Goodman Creek gets a good deal of water.

Goodman Creek, FR 2931 100 spur access to Sol Duc 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 Goodman Creek.
 Whitewater Near Goodman Creek:
Goodman Creek, Clallam County, 0 miles away
      Class III+(V) - 1.3 miles long (FR 2931 100 spur access to Sol Duc River)
Sol Duc River, Clallam County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 11 miles long (FR 2918 Bridge to Klahowya Campground)
Sol Duc River - South Fork, Clallam County, 3 miles away
      Class IV+ - 3.2 miles long (FR 2920 Bridge to FR 2918 Bridge)
Sol Duc River, Clallam County, 4 miles away
      Class IV - 3.1 miles long (Salmon Cascade to FR 2918 Bridge)
Sol Duc River - North Fork, Clallam County, 6 miles away
      Class IV - 5.3 miles long (North Fork Trail Bridge to FR 2918 Bridge)
Sitkum River, Clallam County, 8 miles away
      Class II-V - 9.6 miles long (Brandeberry Creek to Hyas Creek)
Hoh River, Jefferson County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 20 miles long (Ranger Station to Highway 101 at Oxbow)
Sol Duc River, Clallam County, 9 miles away
      Class II+ - 7.5 miles long (Klahowya Campground to Bear Creek)
Lyre River, Clallam County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (to Lyre River Campground)
Hoh River - South Fork, Jefferson County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.7 miles long (Park boundary to South Fork Campground)
 Ski Areas Near Goodman Creek:
Hurricane Ridge Ski Lodge, Washington , 32 miles away, 800 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Cypress Mountain, British Columbia , 83 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 9 lifts, 52 runs
Grouse Mountain, British Columbia , 88 miles away, 1260 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Mount Seymour, British Columbia , 94 miles away, 1083 foot drop, 5 lifts, 23 runs
 Hotels Near Goodman Creek:
Lake Crescent Lodge, Port Angeles , 13 miles away
Lake Quinault Lodge, Quinault , 28 miles away
Miller Tree Inn, Forks , 28 miles away
Rain Forest Resort Village, Quinault , 28 miles away
Olympic Lodge, Port Angeles , 38 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Goodman Creek:
Littleton Horse Camp, Clallam Bay, 3 miles away
Olympic National Park - Fairholme, Joyce, 5 miles away
Fairholme Campground, Clallam County, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Goodman Creek:
Aurora Trail, Clallam , 8 miles away, 19.6 hiking miles, 5102 feet elevation difference
Bogachiel Trail, Clallam , 8 miles away, 27 hiking miles, 4321 feet elevation difference
Mink Lake Trail, Clallam , 9 miles away,  7.8 hiking miles, 2790 feet elevation difference
Pyramid Mountain Trail, Clallam , 10 miles away,  5 hiking miles, 2256 feet elevation difference
North Fork Soleduck River Trail, Clallam , 10 miles away,  15.8 hiking miles, 1478 feet elevation difference
Lovers Lane, Clallam , 10 miles away, 3.4 hiking miles, 475 feet elevation difference
Bogachiel-Hoh Trail, Jefferson , 11 miles away,  20.8 hiking miles, 3229 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Goodman Creek:
Olympic National Park, Port Angeles - WA , 33 miles away
Bogachiel State Park, Washington , 27 miles away
 Lakes Near Goodman Creek
Lake Crescent, Clallam , 12 miles away
Lake Sutherland, Clallam , 19 miles away

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