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Washington whitewater, Trout Creek

Snohomish county, to National Forest Sky section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS V+     2 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Mount Vernon-Anacortes, as you can see on the road map further down. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Washington are harder than the national norm, so don't forget that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations
    in advance you're all set. The natural beauty of Washington and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The to National Forest Sky stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system.
Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. The wild scenery of the Northern Cascade Range is great. This stretch is short so no need to bring snacks. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. The to National Forest Sky section of Trout Creek is 2 miles long and is a class V+ section of whitewater according to American Whitewater.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
A journey to Wallace Falls State Park when you're here at Trout Creek is never a bad idea, and a magnificent site to go to close by is Snowslide Gulch. These mountains rock, just explore all the enjoyable things to do in the Northern Cascade Range. People from Baring love to come to Trout Creek, and the snow is great at Stevens Pass. This is such a fun river. Summertime brings highs in the 70's to Trout Creek. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures sink down into the 50's. For the period of the wintertime highs are typically in the 40's while the cold winter nights at Trout Creek are in the 20's.

Trout Creek, to National Forest Sky 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 Trout Creek.
 Whitewater Near Trout Creek:
Trout Creek, Snohomish County, 0 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (to National Forest Sky)
Skykomish River - South Fork, -blank- County, 4 miles away
      Class V+ - 4.1 miles long (Baring to Sunset Falls)
Silver Creek, Snohomish County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Quartz Creek to North Fork Skykomish)
Skykomish River, Snohomish County, 5 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 4.5 miles long (Sunset Falls to Railroad Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wave Trek, Snohomish County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Skykomish River - North Fork, Snohomish County, 7 miles away
      Class IV - 12.5 miles long (Bear Creek to South Fork confluence)
Money Creek, King County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.9 miles long (Upstream of Money Creek Road Bridge)
Skykomish River, Snohomish County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 2.5 miles long (Railroad Bridge to Big Eddy)
Stillaguamish River - South Fork, Snohomish County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 6.5 miles long (Deer Creek to Mallardy Creek)
Miller River - West Fo, King County, 11 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.5 miles long (Upstream of Miller Road Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Trout Creek:
Stevens Pass, Washington , 15 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Alpental, Washington , 20 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 22 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 43 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 48 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
White Pass, Washington , 57 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 79 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Echo Valley, Washington , 99 miles away, 900 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Trout Creek:
Salish Lodge Spa, Snoqualmie , 29 miles away
Monroe Motel, Monroe , 33 miles away
BEST WESTERN Sky Valley Inn, Monroe , 34 miles away
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Monroe, Monroe , 34 miles away
Evergreen Inn And Suites, Monroe , 36 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Trout Creek:
Troublesome - Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests, Mountlake Terrace, 6 miles away
Morning Star - Boulder Lake, Index, 6 miles away
Hops Hill Campground, Snohomish County, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Trout Creek:
Middle Fork Trail, King , 17 miles away,  12.2 hiking miles, 903 feet elevation difference
Lost Creek Ridge Trail, Snohomish , 19 miles away,  20.6 hiking miles, 4949 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Trout Creek:
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 57 miles away
North Cascades National Park, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 57 miles away
Wallace Falls State Park, Washington , 12 miles away
Olallie State Park, Washington , 22 miles away
Rockport State Park, Washington , 31 miles away
 Lakes Near Trout Creek
Boulder Lake, Snohomish , 9 miles away
Honey Lake, King , 14 miles away
Lake Pugsley, King , 14 miles away

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