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Washington whitewater, Sherman Creek

Ferry county, turnout to fish hatchery section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V     1 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so don't forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Spokane, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This section of Sherman Creek in Washington is 1 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class V section of whitewater. The turnout
    to fish hatchery stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. This is a very short section so better bring some good walking shoes. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while
are great reasons to come. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The natural beauty of Washington and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you won't find many other paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
A tour to Lake Roosevelt National
 
Recreation Area is worthwhile, and lots of people from Rice come here. Colville National Forest is a good spot to stop by. Sherman Creek gets very little rain. December is when you get the most snow here, and October is the month with the least moisture. Summer at Sherman Creek comes with high temperatures in the 80's. Summer overnight lows sink down to the 40's. The winter comes with highs in the 20's, and nighttime lows in the 10's for Sherman Creek.

Sherman Creek, turnout to fish hatchery 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 V - 1 miles long (turnout to fish hatchery)
Sherman Creek, Ferry County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Log Flume interpretive site to Inchelium Road)
Kettle River, Ferry/Stevens County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 12.8 miles long (Orient to Barstow)
 Ski Areas Near Sherman Creek:
Red Mountain, British Columbia , 36 miles away, 2919 foot drop, 6 lifts, 87 runs
49 Degrees North, Washington , 47 miles away, 1851 foot drop, 6 lifts, 68 runs
Big White, British Columbia , 71 miles away, 2550 foot drop, 16 lifts, 118 runs
Mount Baldy, British Columbia , 75 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 20 runs
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 83 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Whitewater, British Columbia , 84 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 43 runs
Silver Star, British Columbia , 100 miles away, 2500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 107 runs
 Marinas Near Sherman Creek:
Kettle Falls Marina, Kettle Falls , 11 miles away
 Beaches Near Sherman Creek:
Carson Beach, Ferry , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Sherman Creek:
Comfort Inn Colville, Colville , 21 miles away
KDiamondK Ranch, Republic , 36 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Sherman Creek:
Canyon Creek Campground, Ferry County, 1 miles away
Trout Lake Campground, Ferry County, 2 miles away
Lake Ellen, Rice, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Sherman Creek:
White Mountain Trail, Ferry , 19 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 3438 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Sherman Creek:
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, Coulee Dam - WA , 11 miles away
Colville National Forest, Washington , 13 miles away
Curlew Lake State Park, Washington , 31 miles away
 Lakes Near Sherman Creek
Emerald Lake, Ferry , 3 miles away

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