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Washington whitewater, Green River

King county, Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     2.8 miles
  The natural beauty of King County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Washington tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. 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. The put-in 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 Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge stretch of Green River is 2.8 miles long and it is classified as a class II section by American Whitewater. There are plenty of other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. This is a short paddling stretch so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp.

Briefly about the general
 
area:
A short visit to Diamond Springs is always worthwhile; as expected, everyone loves Nolte State Park. You'll meet a lot of people from Black Diamond here, and a trip to Flaming Geyser State Park revitalizes the spirit. This river is so good. Alexander Beach is a beach right next door to Green River that you can visit. High temperatures at Green River through the warm days of summer are in the 70's. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 50's. Highs through the winter are mostly in the 40's while Green River night low temperatures through the winter are in the 30's.

Green River, Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge 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 Green River.
 Whitewater Near Green River:
Green River, King County, 3 miles away
      Class II - 2.8 miles long (Flaming Geyser State Park to 212 Way SE Bridge)
White River, Pierce County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 12.5 miles long (Buckley to Auburn)
South Praire Creek, Pierce County, 7 miles away
      Class II+ - 5.8 miles long (Lower Burnett to above Carbon River)
Cedar River, King County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 15.5 miles long (Landsburg bridge to Maplewood Roadside Park)
Carbon River, Pierce County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 9 miles long (177th St. East to Puyallup River)
Green River, King County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Green River Gorge)
Puyallup River, Pierce County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.1 miles long (McMillin to Puyallup)
Carbon River, Pierce County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 9 miles long (Fairfax to 177th St. East)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildwater River Tours, King County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Puyallup River, Pierce County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 9 miles long (Kapowsin Road Bridge to Highway 162)
 Ski Areas Near Green River:
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 45 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Alpental, Washington , 46 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 46 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
White Pass, Washington , 56 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 58 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 79 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 93 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 95 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 96 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 96 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
 Marinas Near Green River:
Narrows Marina, Auburn , 9 miles away
Kristalinskaia Marina, Bellevue , 16 miles away
Rainier Beach Moorage, Seattle , 17 miles away
Parkshore Marina, Seattle , 17 miles away
Continental Marina, Des Moines , 18 miles away
 Beaches Near Green River:
Alexander Beach, King , 14 miles away
Rosemont Beach, King , 16 miles away
Pritchett Island Beach, King , 17 miles away
Brighton Beach, King , 18 miles away
Des Moines Beach, King , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Green River:
Econo Lodge Buckley, Buckley , 6 miles away
Lindas By The Lake, Maple Valley , 7 miles away
GuestHouse Inn Enumclaw, Lincoln , 7 miles away
Auburn Travelodge Inn And Suites, Auburn , 9 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Auburn, Auburn , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Green River:
Uncle John's Rv Park, Buckley, 6 miles away
South Prairie Creek RV Park, South Prairie, 7 miles away
Green River Gorge Resort, Enumclaw, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Green River:
Summit Lake Trail, Pierce , 20 miles away, 5.1 hiking miles, 1322 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Green River:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 26 miles away
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 59 miles away
Flaming Geyser State Park, Washington , 4 miles away
Nolte State Park, Washington , 9 miles away
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, Washington , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Green River:
Jade Greens Public Golf Course, Auburn , 2 miles away
Druid's Golf Course, Kent , 3 miles away
Black Diamond Golf, Black Diamond , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Green River
Lake Kathleen, King , 9 miles away
Deep Lake, King , 10 miles away
Lake Fenwick, King , 14 miles away

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