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American River, Washington

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AW Class: III-IV
Length: 4.7 miles
Average Gradient: 82 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.96514
Longitude: -121.26658

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 46.97792
Longitude: -121.16763

Paddling Rivers Near American River, Washington:

   American River, Yakima County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.7 miles long (Hell's Crossing to American Forks)

   American River, Yakima County, 3 miles away
      Class II+ - 5 miles long (American Forks to Sawmill Flat)

   Little Naches River, Yakima/Kittitas County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 9.5 miles long (Matthew Creek to Little Naches Campground)

   Bumping River, Yakima County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 10.5 miles long (Bumping Reservoir to American River)

   Naches River, Yakima County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 34 miles long (Sawmill Flat to bl. Town of Naches)

   American River, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 7.5 miles long (Lodgepole Campground to Hell's Crossing)

   Rattlesnake Creek - Naches Tributary, Yakima County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 7.7 miles long (North Fork to Nile Road Bridge)

   Tieton River, Yakima County, 16 miles away
      Class III+ - 11.5 miles long (Rimrock Reservoir to Windy Point Campground)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 7.8 miles long (Cle Elum Dam to confluence with Yakima River)

   Tieton River - South Fork, Yakima County, 18 miles away
      Class IV(V+) - 5.7 miles long (Grey Creek Campground to Rimrock Lake)

   Box Canyon Creek, Kittitas County, 19 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 2 miles long (to Kachess Reservoir)

   Cooper River, Kittitas County, 22 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Waterfall to Cle Elum River)

Hotels near American River, Washington:

Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
18.6 miles away
Best Western Snowcap Lodge, Cle Elum
20.9 miles away
Timber Lodge Inn, Cle Elum
22.1 miles away
Econo Lodge Near Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
23 miles away
Hampton Inn Ellensburg, Ellensburg
43.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Ellensburg Near University, Ellensburg
43.6 miles away
Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth
46 miles away
Best Western Plus Ellensburg Hotel, Ellensburg
46.2 miles away
Holiday Inn Express ELLENSBURG, Ellensburg
46.4 miles away
Super 8 Ellensburg, Ellensburg
46.6 miles away
Quality Inn & Conference Center, Ellensburg
46.6 miles away
Comfort Inn Ellensburg, Ellensburg
46.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near American River, Washington:

   Pine Needle Group, Goose Prairie, 0 miles away

   Pine Needle Campground, Yakima County, 1 miles away

   Soda Springs, Goose Prairie, 2 miles away

   Soda Springs Campground, Yakima County, 2 miles away

   Cougar Flat Campground, Yakima County, 3 miles away

   Hells Crossing Campground, Yakima County, 3 miles away

   Cedar Springs Campground, Yakima County, 4 miles away

Trails near American River, Washington:

   Fifes Ridge Trail, Yakima , 0 miles away
      13 hiking miles, 4581 feet elevation difference

   Goat Creek Trail, Yakima , 3 miles away
       8 hiking miles, 3879 feet elevation difference

   Nile Ridge Trail, Yakima , 4 miles away
      5.6 hiking miles, 3162 feet elevation difference

   South Fork Trail, Yakima , 5 miles away
      5 hiking miles, 2365 feet elevation difference

   Mount Cliffty Trail, Kittitas , 6 miles away
       9.8 hiking miles, 3795 feet elevation difference

Public Lands Near American River, Washington:

   Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA, 54 miles away

   Lake Easton State Park, Washington, 14 miles away

   Iron Horse State Park, Washington, 16 miles away

   Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, 20 miles away

   Federation Forest State Park, Washington, 34 miles away

   Olallie State Park, Washington, 37 miles away

Lakes Near American River, Washington:

   Flat Iron Lake, Yakima , 4 miles away

   Granite Lake, Yakima , 12 miles away

   Rimrock Lake, Yakima , 16 miles away

   Lost Lake, Kittitas , 18 miles away

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