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Wyoming whitewater, Hoback River

Sublette Teton county, Bondurant to Snake River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     20 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Wyoming is often tougher than elsewhere, so don't forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. This stretch of Hoback River in Sublette Teton County is 20 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-III section of whitewater. The beautiful Wind River Range scenery is an added bonus. The starting point is not too far from Jackson, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map
    further down the page. The nature scenery of Wyoming and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. The campgrounds here at Hoback River are pretty good. Getting some good exercise and just hanging
out with mother nature are great reasons to come. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. This stretch has  
    enough mileage for an overnight trip, so why not pack your sleeping bag too.

Briefly about the general area:
Hiking along the Granite Highline Trail is good fun, and you can have a delightful hiking adventure
  along the High Line Trail. All year is a delightful time in the Wind River Range if you have a thing about the outdoors. For the duration of the long summer days here at Hoback River, high temperatures usually get into the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures fall down into the 40's. All through the winter this place gets highs in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Hoback River are in the 0's.

Hoback River, Bondurant to Snake River 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 Hoback River.
 Whitewater Near Hoback River:
Granite Creek, Teton SubletteCounty, 10 miles away
      Class III - 3 miles long (Wooden Bridge to mouth)
Hoback River, Sublette TetonCounty, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 20 miles long (Bondurant to Snake River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Teton White Water, Salt LakeCounty, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Snake River, TetonCounty, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (South Park Bridge to Astoria Bridge)
Snake River, Teton LincolnCounty, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 30 miles long (West Table Dock to Sheep Gulch)
Whitewater Outfitter - Barker Ewing River Trips, TetonCounty, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Lewis & Clark Expeditions, TetonCounty, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Acme Raft Rentals, TetonCounty, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Gros Ventre River, TetonCounty, 19 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5 miles long (Lower Slide Lake to Kelly)
Whitewater Outfitter - Mad River Boat Trips, TetonCounty, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Hoback River:
Snow King, Wyoming , 17 miles away, 1571 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Jackson Hole, Wyoming , 24 miles away, 4139 foot drop, 11 lifts, 116 runs
Grand Targhee, Wyoming , 38 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 5 lifts, 74 runs
White Pine, Wyoming , 58 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 25 runs
Kelly Canyon, Idaho , 76 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Beaver Mountain, Utah , 94 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 5 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Hoback River:
Spring Creek Ranch, Jackson , 17 miles away
Inn On The Creek, Jackson , 17 miles away
Bentwood Inn, Jackson , 17 miles away
The Wort Hotel Preferred Boutique, Jackson , 17 miles away
Lexington Hotel, Jackson , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Hoback River:
Hoback Campground, Teton County, 2 miles away
Kozy Campground, Sublette County, 4 miles away
Granite Creek Campground, Teton County, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Hoback River:
Granite Highline Trail, Teton , 7 miles away
High Line Trail, Sublette , 8 miles away
Stewart Trail, Lincoln , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Hoback River:
Grand Teton National Park, Moose - WY , 21 miles away
Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Hoback River:
In The Hole Golf, Jackson , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Hoback River
Lower Slide Lake, Teton , 19 miles away

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