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Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Area

Local whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

Although Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana is not a place known for great whitewater paddling there still is some at a reasonable distance. Take a look at the list of nearby whitewater below, and find the perfect spot. All the whitewater is pretty far away as you can see so you'd better plan for a long drive. Pick the right stretch from the list below and have a great paddling trip.

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Important Whitewater Safety Information

Whitewater paddling spots near Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana:


Whitewater 25 to 50 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


East Race, Indiana, Whitewater course, 39 miles away, class II(III), 0.4 miles long.


Whitewater 50 to 75 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Big Pine Creek, Indiana, Rainsville to Twin Bridges, 73 miles away, class II+(III), 6.7 miles long.


Christiana Creek, Indiana, West Simonton to St. Joseph River, 57 miles away, class I-II, 1.5 miles long.


Mud Pine Creek, Indiana, Briscoe Road to Big Pine Creek, 72 miles away, class I-II(III), 2.1 miles long.


Pipe Creek, Indiana, 925 East Road to 275 South Road, 60 miles away, class I-II+(V), 1.3 miles long.


Whitewater 75 to 100 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Des Plaines, Illinois, Fishnet Rapids, 88 miles away, class I-II, 4 miles long.


Big Shawnee Creek, Indiana, Highway 41 to 70 W Road, 77 miles away, class II, 2.9 miles long.


Indian Creek, Indiana, Indian Road to Deer Mill, 88 miles away, class II, 4.7 miles long.


Rattlesnake Creek, Indiana, CR-275 W to Offield Monument Road, 85 miles away, class II(III), 3.5 miles long.


Sugar Creek, Indiana, Darlington, 76 miles away, class I-II, 1.2 miles long.


Wabash River, Indiana, Huntington surfing hole, 97 miles away, class I-II, 0 miles long.


Kalamazoo River, Michigan, Plainwell Swell, 91 miles away, class I-II, 0.2 miles long.


Pike River, Wisconsin, Petrifying Springs to Lathrop, 91 miles away, class I(II), 4.8 miles long.


Root River, Wisconsin, Horlick Dam to Quarry Park, 93 miles away, class II-III, 0.4 miles long.


Whitewater 100 to 125 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Fox River, Illinois, Batavia Dam, 105 miles away, class I-II(IV), 0.05 miles long.


McCormick's Creek, Indiana, Bridle Trail to White River, 122 miles away, class II-III(V), 1.5 miles long.


Mill Creek, Indiana, Cataract Falls, 114 miles away, class V, 1 miles long.


Rock Creek, Indiana, County Road 200 to 150, 107 miles away, class I-II, 1.75 miles long.


Wabash River, Indiana, Markle to county road 150, 108 miles away, class I-II(III), 1.2 miles long.


Cedar Creek, Wisconsin, Cedarburg City Park, 119 miles away, class II-III, 2.3 miles long.


Honey Creek, Wisconsin, Honey Creek Parkway to Menomonee River, 112 miles away, class II-III+, 1.6 miles long.


Menominee River, Wisconsin, Main Street bridge to next bridge, 122 miles away, class II-III, 0.4 miles long.


Menominee River, Wisconsin, Underwood Creek to 43rd and Monarch, 112 miles away, class II-III, 4.8 miles long.


Milwaukee River, Wisconsin, Bridge Street to Falls Road Ledge, 118 miles away, class I-II, 2.7 miles long.


Milwaukee River, Wisconsin, Hampton Ave.Dam to North Ave.Dam, 108 miles away, class I-II, 3.4 miles long.


Pewaukee River, Wisconsin, Pewaukee to Waukesha, 123 miles away, class I-II, 1.6 miles long.


Sauk Creek, Wisconsin, Grant Street to South Milwaukee Street, 118 miles away, class II-III, 1.5 miles long.


White River, Wisconsin, Lake Geneva to Lyons, 121 miles away, class I-II, 2 miles long.


* Distances listed are direct linear distances from the center of the metro area to the middle of the river section listed, actual driving distance is longer.



Other Outdoors Recreation Nearby:


Ski Resorts near Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana:


Ski Areas 50 to 100 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Timber Ridge, Michigan, 76 miles, vertical drop 240 feet


Bittersweet, Michigan, 88 miles, vertical drop 350 feet


Villa Olivia, Illinois, 96 miles, vertical drop 180 feet


Four Lakes, Illinois, 89 miles, vertical drop 100 feet


Ski Areas 100 to 150 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Cannonsburg, Michigan, 120 miles, vertical drop 250 feet


Sunburst, Wisconsin, 138 miles, vertical drop 214 feet


Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin, 139 miles, vertical drop 205 feet


Little Switzerland, Wisconsin, 135 miles, vertical drop 200 feet


Alpine Valley, Wisconsin, 128 miles, vertical drop 388 feet


Grand Geneva, Wisconsin, 125 miles, vertical drop 211 feet


Wilmot mountain, Wisconsin, 109 miles, vertical drop 260 feet


Hidden Valley, Wisconsin, 140 miles, vertical drop 200 feet


* Distances listed are direct linear distances from the center of the metro area to the ski areas listed, actual driving distance is longer.


National Parks near Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana:


National Parks 0 to 100 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor, 84 miles


Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, 16 miles


National Parks 100 to 200 miles from Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana


Ice Age National Scenic Trail, 197 miles


North Country National Scenic Trail, 197 miles


Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 169 miles


* Distances listed are direct linear distances from the center of the metro area to the parks listed, actual driving distance is longer.


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