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Washington whitewater, White Salmon River

Klickitat county, Warner Road Bridge to Green Truss Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     5.1 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Washington you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so keep in mind that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. This section of White Salmon River in Klickitat County is 5.1 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. This stretch is mid length, it's perfect for a one day trip. The wild scenery of the Northern Cascade Range is great.
    You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time
in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. The campgrounds here at White Salmon River are pretty good. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good spots. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. The natural beauty of Klickitat County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great. The put-in  
location is a short drive from Hood River, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page.

Briefly about the general area:
When you're here at White Salmon River it's always fun to check out Seneca Fouts Memorial State Park, and Trout Lake Valley is another fine spot to visit nearby. But wait, there's more entertaining stuff to do in the Northern Cascade Range. White Salmon River is in close proximity to Koberg Beach State Park which is a wonderful place. Going for a hike on the Little White Salmon Trail is always a great adventure; you're sure to encounter some wonderful people from Trout Lake here.

White Salmon River, Warner Road Bridge to Green Truss 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 White Salmon River.
 Whitewater Near White Salmon River:
White Salmon River, Klickitat County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.1 miles long (Warner Road Bridge to Green Truss Bridge)
White Salmon River, Klickitat County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 4.9 miles long (Green Truss Bridge to BZ Corners)
White Salmon River, Klickitat County, 4 miles away
      Class III+(V) - 7 miles long (BZ Corner to Buck Creek)
Whitewater Outfitter - Zoller's Outdoor Odysseys, Klickitat County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Trout Lake Creek, Skamania/Klickitat County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.8 miles long (Trout Lake to White Salmon River)
Whitewater Outfitter - River Drifters, Klickitat County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Wet Planet Rafting & Kayaking, Klickitat County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Rattlesnake Creek, Klickitat County, 6 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 3 miles long (mile 3 to White Salmon)
White Salmon River, Klickitat County, 7 miles away
      Class -blank- - 5 miles long (Buck Creek to Columbia River)
Whitewater Outfitter - ECHO River Trips, Hood River County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near White Salmon River:
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 26 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 31 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 33 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
White Pass, Washington , 35 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 35 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 48 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 71 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Alpental, Washington , 73 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Hoodoo, Oregon , 78 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 86 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
 Beaches Near White Salmon River:
Koberg Beach, Hood River , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near White Salmon River:
BEST WESTERN PLUS Hood River Inn, Hood River , 10 miles away
Villa Columbia BnB, Hood River , 11 miles away
Comfort Suites Hood River, Hood River , 11 miles away
Columbia Cliff Villas, Hood River , 11 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites The Dalles, The Dalles , 25 miles away
 Campgrounds Near White Salmon River:
Adams Fork - Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Randle, 3 miles away
Guler-Mt. Adams County Park, Trout Lake, 5 miles away
Snow King Sno-Park, Trout Lake, 6 miles away
 Trails Near White Salmon River:
Little White Salmon Trail, Klickitat , 7 miles away, 0.9 hiking miles, 1325 feet elevation difference
Little Baldy Trail, Skamania , 7 miles away, 3.5 hiking miles, 1003 feet elevation difference
Oklahoma Trail, Skamania , 10 miles away, 2.4 hiking miles, 935 feet elevation difference
Nestor Peak Trail, Skamania , 11 miles away, 2.1 hiking miles, 1755 feet elevation difference
Round The Mountain Trail, Skamania , 11 miles away,  15.4 hiking miles, 977 feet elevation difference
Lusk Creek Trail, Skamania , 12 miles away, 1.3 hiking miles, 780 feet elevation difference
Cougar Way, Skamania , 13 miles away,  8.2 hiking miles, 1608 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near White Salmon River:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 52 miles away
Koberg Beach State Park, Oregon , 11 miles away
Seneca Fouts Memorial State Park, Oregon , 14 miles away
Memaloose State Park, Oregon , 15 miles away
 Golf Courses Near White Salmon River:
Husum Hills Golf Course, White Salmon , 10 miles away
Golf Course, Chandler , 12 miles away
Indian Creek Golf Course, Hood River , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near White Salmon River
Bench Lake, Yakima , 13 miles away

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