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Waptus River, Washington

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AW Class: II-III+(IV)
Length: 4 miles
Average Gradient: 64 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 47.43572
Longitude: -121.1124

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 47.40293
Longitude: -121.09755

Paddling Rivers Near Waptus River, Washington:

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 1 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Salmon La Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir)

   Waptus River, Kittitas County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 4 miles long (Waptus Lake trail to Salmon La Sac)

   Cooper River, Kittitas County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.5 miles long (Waterfall to Cle Elum River)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8.5 miles long (Scatter Creek to Salmon La Sac Creek)

   Cle Elum River, Kittitas County, 9 miles away
      Class II - 7.8 miles long (Cle Elum Dam to confluence with Yakima River)

   Box Canyon Creek, Kittitas County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 2 miles long (to Kachess Reservoir)

   Deception Creek, King County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.5 miles long (Fisher Creek to Tye River)

   Tye River, King County, 14 miles away
      Class V - 3.25 miles long (Surprise Creek to Alpine Falls)

   Teanaway River - North Fork, Kittitas County, 15 miles away
      Class III+ - 3.9 miles long (Johnson Creek to Stafford Creek)

   Icicle Creek, Chelan County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III+(V) - 3.5 miles long (Rock Island Campground to Ida Creek)

   Tye River, King County, 16 miles away
      Class IV+ - 7.2 miles long (Alpine Falls to Beckler River)

   Martin Creek, King County, 16 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (along FR 6710)

Hotels near Waptus River, Washington:

Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
12.2 miles away
Best Western Snowcap Lodge, Cle Elum
14.8 miles away
Timber Lodge Inn, Cle Elum
15.8 miles away
Econo Lodge Near Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum
16.6 miles away
Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth
29.8 miles away
Icicle Village Resort, Leavenworth
30.9 miles away
Fairbridge Inn Suites Leaven, Leavenworth
31.2 miles away
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Leavenworth, Leavenworth
31.4 miles away
Hotel Pension Anna, Leavenworth
31.9 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Leavenworth, Leavenworth
32.9 miles away
Hampton Inn Ellensburg, Ellensburg
40.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Ellensburg Near University, Ellensburg
40.8 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Waptus River, Washington:

   Salmon La Sac - Wenatchee National Forest, Chelan, 1 miles away

   Salmon la Sac Campground, Kittitas County, 1 miles away

   Cayuse Campground, Kittitas County, 1 miles away

   Hour Creek Campground, Kittitas County, 1 miles away

   Red Mountain Campground, Kittitas County, 2 miles away

   Red Mountain, Easton, 2 miles away

   French Cabin Sno-Park, Easton, 3 miles away

Trails near Waptus River, Washington:

   Davis Peak Lookout Trail, Kittitas , 1 miles away
       7.4 hiking miles, 4439 feet elevation difference

   Red Mountain Trail, Kittitas , 2 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 3318 feet elevation difference

   Jolly Mountain Lookout Trail, Kittitas , 4 miles away
       10.4 hiking miles, 4410 feet elevation difference

   Lake Michael Trail, Kittitas , 4 miles away
       20 hiking miles, 2568 feet elevation difference

   Sasse Mountain Trail, Kittitas , 4 miles away
      12 hiking miles, 4012 feet elevation difference

Public Lands Near Waptus River, Washington:

   Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA, 68 miles away

   Iron Horse State Park, Washington, 8 miles away

   Lake Easton State Park, Washington, 10 miles away

   Wenatchee National Forest, Washington, 15 miles away

   Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, 32 miles away

   Lake Wenatchee State Park, Washington, 32 miles away

Lakes Near Waptus River, Washington:

   Tucquala Lake, Kittitas , 5 miles away

   Spectacle Lake, Kittitas , 12 miles away

   Bonnie Lake, King , 13 miles away

   Lake Victoria, Chelan , 19 miles away

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