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Washington whitewater, Humptulips River - West Fork

Grays Harbor county, FR 2203 access to Donkey Creek Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     6.5 miles
  The FR 2203 access to Donkey Creek Road section of Humptulips River - West Fork in Grays Harbor County is 6.5 miles long and is a class II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The nature scenery of Washington and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the FR
    2203 access to Donkey Creek Road section is just one of them. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Washington you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging,
so keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. On this section you do get some distance, good for a one day paddling trip. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good places. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The starting location is a short drive from  
Aberdeen, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. When you're paddling down a Olympic Mountains river like this one you always get great scenery along the way too.

Briefly about the general area:
This is a popular location for people from Quinault. At Humptulips River - West Fork during the months of summer highs are in the 70's. Summer nighttime lows drop down to the 40's. Throughout the winter highs are regularly in the 40's while Humptulips River - West Fork night low temperatures all through the wintertime are in the 30's.

Humptulips River - West Fork, FR 2203 access to Donkey Creek Road 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 Humptulips River - West Fork.
 Whitewater Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Donkey Creek, Grays Harbor County, 1 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 3.8 miles long (Perfection Falls to West Fork Humptulips)
Humptulips River - West Fork, Grays Harbor County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 6.5 miles long (FR 2203 access to Donkey Creek Road)
Humptulips River - West Fork, Grays Harbor County, 3 miles away
      Class IV+ - 3.5 miles long (FR 2204 bridge to FR 2203 access)
Humptulips River - East Fork, Grays Harbor County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 8.4 miles long (Gorge Run downstream to Boise Bridge)
Humptulips River - East Fork, Grays Harbor County, 7 miles away
      Class III - 5.7 miles long (FR 22 Bridge to Gorge)
Humptulips River - East Fork, Grays Harbor County, 7 miles away
      Class III - 5 miles long (FR 2206 access to FR 22 Bridge)
Matheny Creek, Jefferson County, 12 miles away
      Class IV+ - 9 miles long (North Fork to FR 21 Bridge)
Big Creek, Grays Harbor County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Bridge above Narrows to South Boundary Road Bridge)
Sam's River, Jefferson County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8 miles long (500 Bridge to Queets Campground)
Quinault River, Jefferson County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 6.5 miles long (Cannings Creek to South Shore Road access)
 Ski Areas Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Hurricane Ridge Ski Lodge, Washington , 37 miles away, 800 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Lake Quinault Lodge, Quinault , 7 miles away
Rain Forest Resort Village, Quinault , 7 miles away
Aberdeen Hotel, Aberdeen , 16 miles away
Red Lion Hotel Aberdeen, Aberdeen , 17 miles away
Travelodge Aberdeen, Aberdeen , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Willaby, Neilton, 7 miles away
Falls Creek, Neilton, 7 miles away
Rain Forest Resort Village, Quinault, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Skyline Trail, Jefferson , 20 miles away,  52.4 hiking miles, 5309 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Olympic National Park, Port Angeles - WA , 40 miles away
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 54 miles away
Olympic National Forest, Washington , 20 miles away
Lake Sylvia State Park, Washington , 22 miles away
Griffiths-Priday State Park, Washington , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Humptulips River - West Fork:
Grays Harbor Country Club, Aberdeen , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Humptulips River - West Fork
Lake Quinault, Grays Harbor , 8 miles away
Lilly Lake, Jefferson , 13 miles away
Failor Lake, Grays Harbor , 14 miles away

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