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Washington whitewater, Squire Creek

Snohomish county, Squire Creek Road to dowstream section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V     3 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Mount Vernon-Anacortes, as you can see on the road map further down. The natural beauty of Washington and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great. There's camping available near Squire Creek. The Squire Creek Road to dowstream stretch of Squire Creek in Snohomish County is 3 miles long and it is classified as a class V section by American Whitewater. 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. This is a short paddling stretch so you'll have to walk back to the
start over and over. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of spots for that. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Washington tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. The beautiful Northern Cascade Range scenery is an added bonus. This is one of a small number of paddling sections  
in this river system, there are a few others too. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
Going for a hike on the Finney Peak Trail is always a great adventure; during your spree here you'll meet some people from Darrington for sure. So much enjoyable stuff to do here in the Northern Cascade Range, too delightful to be true. When you're here at Squire Creek it's always fun to stop by Rockport State Park. A lot of precipitation falls at Squire Creek. November is the month that gets the most rain, and July on the other hand is the driest.

Squire Creek, Squire Creek Road to dowstream 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 Squire Creek.
 Whitewater Near Squire Creek:
Squire Creek, Snohomish County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Squire Creek Road to dowstream)
Clear Creek, Snohomish County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Eightmile Creek to Asbestos Creek Falls)
Sauk River, Snohomish/Skagit County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 14.6 miles long (Darrington to Sauk River Park)
Sauk River, Snohomish County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Clear Creek to Darrington)
Stillaguamish River - North Fork, Skagit/Snohomish County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 8 miles long (Confluence with South Branch to bridge below Moose Creek)
Stillaguamish River - North Fork, Snohomish County, 6 miles away
      Class II - 25.7 miles long (Moose Creek to Oso)
Stillaguamish River - South Fork, Snohomish County, 8 miles away
      Class III+ - 9 miles long (Mallardy Creek to Verlot)
Stillaguamish River - South Fork, Snohomish County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 6.5 miles long (Deer Creek to Mallardy Creek)
Sauk River, Snohomish County, 11 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 7 miles long (Whitechuck River to Clear Creek)
Stillaguamish River - South Fork, Snohomish County, 11 miles away
      Class V - 12.3 miles long (Verlot to Granite Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Squire Creek:
Mt.Baker, Washington , 30 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 33 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Alpental, Washington , 38 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 40 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 60 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
White Pass, Washington , 74 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 95 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
 Hotels Near Squire Creek:
Monroe Motel, Monroe , 27 miles away
BEST WESTERN Sky Valley Inn, Monroe , 28 miles away
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Monroe, Monroe , 28 miles away
Evergreen Inn And Suites, Monroe , 29 miles away
Salish Lodge Spa, Snoqualmie , 34 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Squire Creek:
Cascade Kamloops Trout Farm and RV Park, Darrington, 3 miles away
Esswine - Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests, Mountlake Terrace, 3 miles away
Squire Creek County Park, Darrington, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Squire Creek:
Finney Peak Trail, Skagit , 12 miles away,  6.2 hiking miles, 2658 feet elevation difference
Gee Point Trail, Skagit , 16 miles away,  2.8 hiking miles, 1343 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Squire Creek:
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 40 miles away
North Cascades National Park, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 40 miles away
Rockport State Park, Washington , 13 miles away
Wallace Falls State Park, Washington , 15 miles away
Olallie State Park, Washington , 35 miles away
 Lakes Near Squire Creek
Caskey Lake, Skagit , 10 miles away
Hempel Lake, Snohomish , 11 miles away
Lake Tyee, Skagit , 19 miles away

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