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Washington whitewater, Sherman Creek

Ferry county, Log Flume interpretive site to Inchelium Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     5 miles
  The starting location is a short drive from Spokane, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The wonderful Washington scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The Log Flume interpretive site to Inchelium Road section of Sherman Creek is 5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section.
    A good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with not too many other places for that. The campgrounds
here at Sherman Creek are pretty good. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Log Flume interpretive site to Inchelium Road section is one of them. This stretch is mid length, you can easily run it on an afternoon. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're  
willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
Enjoy a lazy day on the beach at Carson Beach. Do pay a visit to Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area if you're here at Sherman Creek. Places like Colville National Forest are good to check out. For the duration of the summer months here at Sherman Creek, high temperatures generally get into the 80's, and during summer nights temperatures are in the 40's. Throughout the wintertime the highs are mostly in the 20's, and after the sun is down through the wintertime temperatures at Sherman Creek drop into the 10's.

Sherman Creek, Log Flume interpretive site to Inchelium 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 Sherman Creek.
 Whitewater Near Sherman Creek:
Sherman Creek, Ferry County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Log Flume interpretive site to Inchelium Road)
Sherman Creek, Ferry County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (turnout to fish hatchery)
Kettle River, Ferry/Stevens County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 12.8 miles long (Orient to Barstow)
 Ski Areas Near Sherman Creek:
Red Mountain, British Columbia , 39 miles away, 2919 foot drop, 6 lifts, 87 runs
49 Degrees North, Washington , 50 miles away, 1851 foot drop, 6 lifts, 68 runs
Big White, British Columbia , 70 miles away, 2550 foot drop, 16 lifts, 118 runs
Mount Baldy, British Columbia , 72 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 20 runs
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 86 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Whitewater, British Columbia , 87 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 43 runs
Silver Star, British Columbia , 98 miles away, 2500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 107 runs
 Marinas Near Sherman Creek:
Kettle Falls Marina, Kettle Falls , 14 miles away
 Beaches Near Sherman Creek:
Carson Beach, Ferry , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Sherman Creek:
Comfort Inn Colville, Colville , 24 miles away
KDiamondK Ranch, Republic , 33 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Sherman Creek:
Canyon Creek Campground, Ferry County, 2 miles away
Trout Lake Campground, Ferry County, 3 miles away
Lake Ellen, Rice, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Sherman Creek:
White Mountain Trail, Ferry , 16 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 3438 feet elevation difference
Daisy Trail, Ferry , 20 miles away,  12.8 hiking miles, 1092 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Sherman Creek:
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, Coulee Dam - WA , 14 miles away
Colville National Forest, Washington , 11 miles away
Curlew Lake State Park, Washington , 28 miles away
 Lakes Near Sherman Creek
Emerald Lake, Ferry , 3 miles away

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