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Washington whitewater, Satsop River - Middle Fork

Mason county, Baker Creek to road off Kelly Hall Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     1.3 miles
  This section of Satsop River - Middle Fork in Washington is 1.3 miles long and has been rated as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. The wonderful Washington scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. The put-in is not too far from Aberdeen, as you can see on the road map further down. The Baker Creek to road off Kelly Hall Road stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. The nearby
    hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This is an extremely short stretch so no need to bring snacks. No matter
if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Washington are often more challenging than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. Whitewater paddling here in the Olympic Mountains is a great experience. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
There are plenty of people from Matlock here at Satsop River - Middle Fork. Don't leave Satsop River - Middle Fork without popping by Schafer State Park, and Olympic National Forest is a perfect location to go. This river is so perfect. Satsop River - Middle Fork is a relatively wet place typically with a lot of precipitation. December is when you get the most rain here, and July meanwhile is the driest month. Through the summer months, highs typically are in the 70's at Satsop River - Middle Fork, and throughout summer nights temperatures are in the 40's.

Satsop River - Middle Fork, Baker Creek to road off Kelly Hall 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 Satsop River - Middle Fork.
 Whitewater Near Satsop River - Middle Fork:
Satsop River - Middle Fork, Mason County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.3 miles long (Baker Creek to road off Kelly Hall Road)
Satsop River - Middle Fork, Mason/Grays Harbor County, 1 miles away
      Class II - 17.2 miles long (Access off Kelly Hall Road to Tornow Road)
Baker Creek, Mason County County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.5 miles long (Old Bridge to Middle Satsop)
Canyon River - Satsop Tributary, Grays Harbor County, 3 miles away
      Class II - 12.5 miles long (FR 2260 to Cougar Smith Road)
Satsop River - Middle Fork, Mason County, 4 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 6.5 miles long (Walter Creek to Baker Creek)
Vance Creek, Mason County, 6 miles away
      Class IV - 3.5 miles long (FS 2350 to Vance Creek Bridge)
Satsop River - West Fork, Grays Harbor County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 33 miles long (FR 2260 Bridge to West Satsop Road)
Satsop River - West Fork, Grays Harbor County, 8 miles away
      Class IV+ - 4 miles long (FR 23 to FR 2260 Bridge)
Satsop River - East Fork, Mason County, 8 miles away
      Class II - 8.2 miles long (Simpson Hatchery to Cook Creek)
Wynoochee River, Grays Harbor County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 11.1 miles long (Wynoochee Reservoir to Save Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Satsop River - Middle Fork:
Hurricane Ridge Ski Lodge, Washington , 32 miles away, 800 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Cypress Mountain, British Columbia , 99 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 9 lifts, 52 runs
 Hotels Near Satsop River - Middle Fork:
Stay Beyond Inn And Suites, Elma , 15 miles away
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Montes, Montesano , 18 miles away
Super 8 Shelton, Shelton , 23 miles away
Alderbrook Resort And Spa, Union , 26 miles away
Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton , 26 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Satsop River - Middle Fork:
Satsop Lake, Matlock, 7 miles away
Wynoochee Falls Campground, Grays Harbor County, 9 miles away
Lake Nahwatzel Resort, Shelton, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Satsop River - Middle Fork:
Olympic National Park, Port Angeles - WA , 35 miles away
Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria - OR , 59 miles away
Olympic National Forest, Washington , 8 miles away
Schafer State Park, Washington , 10 miles away
Lake Sylvia State Park, Washington , 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Satsop River - Middle Fork:
Oaksridge Golf Course, Elma , 14 miles away
Lake Cushman Golf Course, Hoodsport , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Satsop River - Middle Fork
Pine Lake, Mason , 6 miles away
Wynoochee Lake, Grays Harbor , 11 miles away
Mildred Lakes, Mason , 16 miles away

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