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Washington whitewater, Lewis River - East Fork

Clark county, Green Fork to Sunset Falls section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     5.5 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Washington is often tougher than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. If you're coming from Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The wild scenery of the Northern Cascade Range is great. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both,
    doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. This is a pretty decent length section, suitable for an afternoon trip. The wonderful Washington scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will
make you feel great. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. There are plenty of other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This stretch of Lewis River - East Fork  
is 5.5 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
A fine location like Rooster Rock State Park near Lewis River - East Fork is too wonderful to leave out, and don't leave Lewis River - East Fork without first paying a visit to Summit Spring. You definitely should have a thing about the Northern Cascade Range. A trip to Shepperds Dell State Park when you're here at Lewis River - East Fork is a good idea, and going for a hike along the Horseshoe Ridge Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this region.

Lewis River - East Fork, Green Fork to Sunset Falls 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 Lewis River - East Fork.
 Whitewater Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Copper Creek, Skamania/Clark County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6.1 miles long (road's end to East Fork Lewis)
Lewis River - East Fork, Clark County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.5 miles long (Green Fork to Sunset Falls)
Lewis River - East Fork, Clark County, 3 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 4 miles long (Sunset Falls to bl. Horshoe Falls)
Canyon Creek - Lewis River Tributary, Cowlitz/Skamania County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8.2 miles long (Twin Bridges to Fly Creek)
Washougal River, Skamania County, 5 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Doc's Drop to Dougan Falls)
Fly Creek, Clark County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 5.5 miles long (Little Fly Creek to Canyon Creek)
Washougal River, Clark/ Skamania County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Dougan Falls to Salmon Falls)
Washougal River, Skamania County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 4.3 miles long (Prospector's Creek to Doc's Drop)
Washougal River - North Fork, Skamania County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Mile 7 to Washougal River)
Rock Creek - Lewis drainage, Clark County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 3 miles long (Dole Valley Road to East Fork Lewis River)
 Ski Areas Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 40 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 42 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 44 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 46 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
White Pass, Washington , 69 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Hoodoo, Oregon , 72 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 74 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 94 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon , 95 miles away, 3365 foot drop, 13 lifts, 71 runs
Alpental, Washington , 95 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
 Beaches Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Sundial Beach, Multnomah , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Lewis River - East Fork:
BEST WESTERN PLUS Parkersville Inn & Suites, Washougal , 17 miles away
Comfort Inn Columbia Gorge Gateway, Troutdale , 18 miles away
Bonneville Hot Springs Resort And Spa, North Bonneville , 18 miles away
Holiday Inn Express PORTLAND EAST - TROUTDALE, Troutdale , 18 miles away
Travelodge East Portland/Gresham, Troutdale , 20 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Sunset Campground, Skamania County, 3 miles away
Canyon Creek Campground, Skamania County, 5 miles away
Tarbell Campground, Clark County, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Washougal Trail, Skamania , 6 miles away, 3.6 hiking miles, 2131 feet elevation difference
Horseshoe Ridge Trail, Skamania , 7 miles away, 4.8 hiking miles, 2830 feet elevation difference
Siouxon Trail, Skamania , 8 miles away, 4.8 hiking miles, 1860 feet elevation difference
Green Leaf Trail, Skamania , 11 miles away, 2.9 hiking miles, 727 feet elevation difference
Observation Peak Trail, Skamania , 13 miles away,  12.4 hiking miles, 2662 feet elevation difference
Soda Peaks Trail, Skamania , 15 miles away, 0.7 hiking miles, 942 feet elevation difference
Rock Creek Trail, Skamania , 15 miles away, 3.6 hiking miles, 1970 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 47 miles away
Rooster Rock State Park, Oregon , 12 miles away
Shepperds Dell State Park, Oregon , 12 miles away
Bridal Veil Falls State Park, Oregon , 13 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Lewis River - East Fork:
Orchard Hills Golf And Country Club, Washougal , 14 miles away
Beacon Rock Golf Course, North Bonneville , 19 miles away
Green Mountain Golf Course, Camas , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Lewis River - East Fork
McBride Lake, Cowlitz , 16 miles away
Sesters Reservoirs, Multnomah , 18 miles away
Kidney Lake, Skamania , 20 miles away

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