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Washington whitewater, Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary

Spokane county, Rockford to Hangman Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     13.5 miles
  The natural beauty of Spokane County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Washington tend to be more challenging than the national average, so if you're not from around here don't forget that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. The Rockford to Hangman Creek stretch of Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary in Washington is 13.5 miles long and has
    been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section. The put-in location is a short drive from Spokane, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. Getting a good
workout and spending some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.  
You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
The nice people of Valleyford like to hang out close by; you can have a tremendous hiking adventure along the John Wayne Trail - Tekoa Section. For the duration of the warm months, highs usually are in the 80's at Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 30's; after the sun is down through the winter temperatures at Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary sink into the 20's.

Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary, Rockford to Hangman Creek 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 Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
Hangman Creek, Spokane/Whitman County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 10 miles long (Upper)
Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary, Spokane County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 13.5 miles long (Rockford to Hangman Creek)
Hangman Creek, Spokane County, 12 miles away
      Class II+ - 7.5 miles long (Lower)
Spokane River, Spokane County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 5.5 miles long (Harvard Park to Mirabeau Park)
Whitewater Outfitter - Flow Adventures, Spokane County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Spokane River, Spokane County, 17 miles away
      Class II(III) - 0 miles long (Dead Dog Park and Play)
Spokane River, Spokane County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6.5 miles long (T.Highway Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats)
Spokane River, Kootenai County, 24 miles away
      Class III+ - -blank- miles long (Post Falls Dam to State Line)
 Ski Areas Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 23 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
49 Degrees North, Washington , 45 miles away, 1851 foot drop, 6 lifts, 68 runs
Schweitzer, Idaho , 60 miles away, 2400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 59 runs
Silver Mountain, Idaho , 76 miles away, 2200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 73 runs
Bluewood, Washington , 78 miles away, 1125 foot drop, 3 lifts, 23 runs
Red Mountain, British Columbia , 86 miles away, 2919 foot drop, 6 lifts, 87 runs
Whitewater, British Columbia , 92 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 43 runs
Spout Springs, Oregon , 98 miles away, 600 foot drop, 2 lifts, 14 runs
 Hotels Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
Spokane - Valley, Spokane , 9 miles away
Mirabeau Park Hotel, Spokane , 9 miles away
Residence Inn Spokane East Valley, Spokane , 10 miles away
Holiday Inn Express SPOKANE-VALLEY, Spokane , 10 miles away
Quality Inn Valley Suites, Spokane , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
Pinecroft Mobile Home Park, Spokane, 10 miles away
Alpine RV- Tent Park and Motel of Spokane, Greenacres, 10 miles away
Trailer Inns RV Park, Spokane, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
John Wayne Trail - Tekoa Section, Whitman , 12 miles away, 18.8 hiking miles, 403 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
Steptoe Butte State Park, Washington , 21 miles away
Riverside State Park, Washington , 22 miles away
Mount Spokane State Park, Washington , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary:
Painted Hills Driving Range, Spokane Valley , 7 miles away
Bike 'N' Golf, Veradale , 7 miles away
Indoor Golf, Spokane Valley , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary
Liberty Lake, Spokane , 14 miles away
Fish Lake, Spokane , 20 miles away

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