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Washington whitewater, Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork

King county, Taylor River to Concrete bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II     7.5 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. This is a pretty decent length section, it's good length for a morning trip. Some people
    prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. This stretch of Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork in Washington is 7.5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater
as a class II section. The campgrounds here at Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork are pretty good. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the Taylor River to Concrete bridge section is just one of them. The beauty of the Northern Cascade Range is a great plus for this river. The beautiful scenery of King County and  
the water flowing gracefully down Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork beats anything. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll never forgive yourself if you donít go skiing at Alpental since you're here. There are good sites to look at along the Pratt Lake Trail, and Olallie State Park is a delightful place to go. This river is always fun. Going for a hike on the Mount Defiance Trail is always a nice adventure. Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork is a wet place that gets lots of precipitation.

Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, Taylor River to Concrete bridge 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 Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork.
 Whitewater Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 7.5 miles long (Taylor River to Concrete bridge)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7 miles long (Concrete bridge to Tanner)
Pratt River, King County, 5 miles away
      Class IV - 6 miles long (Kaleetan Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie)
Taylor River, King County, 6 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (Marten Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie)
Snoqualmie River - North Fork, King County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 6.3 miles long (Big Creek to Spur 10 Bridge)
Snoqualmie River - South Fork, King County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 5 miles long (Twin Falls State Park to 436 st Bridge)
Snoqualmie River - North Fork, King County, 9 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.5 miles long (Spur 10 Bridge to 428th St. Bridge)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 4.5 miles long (Tanner to North Bend)
Dingford Creek, King County, 11 miles away
      Class V+ - 1.3 miles long (Goat Creek to Middle Fork Snoqualmie)
Tolt River - South Fork, King County, 12 miles away
      Class V - 5.9 miles long (Bridge to confluence with North Fork Tolt)
 Ski Areas Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Alpental, Washington , 12 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 13 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 22 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 28 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
White Pass, Washington , 43 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 63 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 83 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 98 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Salish Lodge Spa, Snoqualmie , 17 miles away
Monroe Motel, Monroe , 30 miles away
BEST WESTERN Sky Valley Inn, Monroe , 31 miles away
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Monroe, Monroe , 31 miles away
GuestHouse Inn Enumclaw, Lincoln , 31 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Middle Fork, Snoqualmie Pass, 4 miles away
Tinkham, Snoqualmie Pass, 6 miles away
Nor'west Motel and RV Park, North Bend, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Mount Defiance Trail, King , 4 miles away,  13.2 hiking miles, 1672 feet elevation difference
Pratt Lake Trail, King , 8 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 2378 feet elevation difference
Annette Lake Trail, King , 11 miles away,  4.6 hiking miles, 1906 feet elevation difference
Middle Fork Trail, King , 12 miles away,  12.2 hiking miles, 903 feet elevation difference
Lester Trail, King , 16 miles away,  6.6 hiking miles, 3791 feet elevation difference
Rock Creek Trail, King , 16 miles away, 4.4 hiking miles, 2923 feet elevation difference
Christoff Trail, King , 17 miles away,  3.8 hiking miles, 2615 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 45 miles away
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 62 miles away
Olallie State Park, Washington , 5 miles away
Wallace Falls State Park, Washington , 17 miles away
Federation Forest State Park, Washington , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Cascade Golf Course, North Bend , 12 miles away
MT SI Golf Course & Driving Range, Snoqualmie , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork
Honey Lake, King , 4 miles away
Olallie Lake, King , 7 miles away
South Fork Tolt Reservoir, King , 11 miles away

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