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Wyoming whitewater, Ditch Creek

Teton county, North and South Branch confluence to US26 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 
 
The creek is no more than 2' deep even during spring run off.

The starting location is a reasonable drive from Jackson, as you can see on the road map further down. The natural beauty of Teton County and the water flowing gracefully down Ditch Creek have people coming here. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There are some good sections to paddle
    in this river system, the North and South Branch confluence to US26 section is one of them. The beauty of the Wind River Range is a great plus for this river. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This section is
long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, it's good length for a morning trip. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Wyoming you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so if you're visiting here do keep  
in mind that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners.

Briefly about the general area:
Grand Teton National Park is a great location in the vicinity of Ditch Creek; there are plenty of people from Moose here. Yep, outdoors entertaining things truly is plentiful here in the Wind River Range. Hiking along the Jenny Lake Moraine Horse Trail is glorious fun; the best way to spend a winter day is on the slopes of nearby Snow King. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. Have a fine hiking adventure along the Jenny Lake Trail. For the period of the days of summer here at Ditch Creek, high temperatures frequently reach the 70's.

Ditch Creek, North and South Branch confluence to US26 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 Ditch Creek.
 Whitewater Near Ditch Creek:
Ditch Creek, Teton County, 4 miles away
      Class -blank- - 7 miles long (North and South Branch confluence to US26)
Gros Ventre River, Teton County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5 miles long (Lower Slide Lake to Kelly)
Whitewater Outfitter - Lewis & Clark Expeditions, Teton County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Barker Ewing River Trips, Teton County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Acme Raft Rentals, Teton County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Mad River Boat Trips, Teton County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Snake River, Teton County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (South Park Bridge to Astoria Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Teton White Water, Salt Lake County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Granite Creek, Teton Sublette County, 22 miles away
      Class III - 3 miles long (Wooden Bridge to mouth)
Snake River, Teton Lincoln County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 30 miles long (West Table Dock to Sheep Gulch)
 Ski Areas Near Ditch Creek:
Snow King, Wyoming , 13 miles away, 1571 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Jackson Hole, Wyoming , 14 miles away, 4139 foot drop, 11 lifts, 116 runs
Grand Targhee, Wyoming , 23 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 5 lifts, 74 runs
Kelly Canyon, Idaho , 69 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
White Pine, Wyoming , 70 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 25 runs
Big Sky, Montana , 96 miles away, 4350 foot drop, 17 lifts, 150 runs
Moonlight Basin, Montana , 99 miles away, 4166 foot drop, 7 lifts, 97 runs
 Marinas Near Ditch Creek:
Leek's Marina, Moran , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Ditch Creek:
Pony Express Motel, Jackson , 11 miles away
Flat Creek Inn, Jackson , 12 miles away
Elk Refuge Inn, Jackson , 12 miles away
Spring Creek Ranch, Jackson , 12 miles away
Amangani, Jackson , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Ditch Creek:
Shadow Mountain Dispersed, Moose, 2 miles away
Gros Ventre Campground, Teton County, 3 miles away
Jenny Lake Campground, Teton County, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Ditch Creek:
Jenny Lake Moraine Horse Trail, Teton , 7 miles away
Jenny Lake Trail, Teton , 7 miles away
Taggart Lake Trail, Teton , 7 miles away
Beaver Creek Trail, Teton , 7 miles away
Valley Trail, Teton , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Ditch Creek:
Grand Teton National Park, Moose - WY , 8 miles away
Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park - WY , 65 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Ditch Creek:
Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club, Jackson , 10 miles away
In The Hole Golf, Jackson , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Ditch Creek
Lower Slide Lake, Teton , 8 miles away
Jackson Lake, Teton , 10 miles away
Surprise Lake, Teton , 10 miles away

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