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Alabama whitewater, Honeycomb Creek

Marshall county, CR 593 to CR 5 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     2.8 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Alabama is often more difficult than elsewhere, so keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. This stretch of Honeycomb Creek is 2.8 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The wonderful
    Marshall County scenery and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. The starting point is not too far from Albertville, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. Getting
your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, there are lots of good places for that around here.

Briefly about the general
A good place to have a look at near Honeycomb Creek is Slater Hollow, and Honeycomb Creek is not far at all from Grant. A spree to Troup Point next to Honeycomb Creek is always a fine idea, and a visit to Lake Guntersville State Park rejuvenates the spirit. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Don't leave Honeycomb Creek without first paying a visit to McDonald Spring. Cathedral Caverns State Park is a tremendous location; Piney Branch Falls is an inspiring location to pop by during your stay. A large amount of rain falls at Honeycomb Creek.

Honeycomb Creek, CR 593 to CR 5 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Honeycomb Creek.
 Whitewater Near Honeycomb Creek:
Honeycomb Creek, Marshall County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.8 miles long (CR 593 to CR 5)
Dry Creek, Marshall County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2 miles long (CR 44 to Lake Guntersville)
Short Creek, Marshall County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.4 miles long (Highway 68 to Guntersville Lake)
Drum Creek, Marshall County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 0.85 miles long (Rice Mill Road to Short Creek)
Scarham Creek, De Kalb County, 11 miles away
      Class III+(V) - 2.1 miles long (Double Bridges to Short Creek)
Shoal Creek, Marshall County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 2.9 miles long (1st bridge to Double Bridges)
Whippoorwill Creek, Marshall County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 0.43 miles long (CR 532 to Double Bridges)
Short Creek, De Kalb County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.4 miles long (Route 75 to Hustleville Road)
Shoal Creek, Marshall County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 4 miles long (CR 240 to Wheeler Lake)
Town Creek, Dekalb County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 5.8 miles long (High Falls to Lake Guntersville)
 Marinas Near Honeycomb Creek:
Clay Marina, Scottsboro , 2 miles away
River Bend Marina, Guntersville , 3 miles away
Little Mountain Marina, Langston , 5 miles away
Alred Marina, Guntersville , 5 miles away
Signal Point Marina, Guntersville , 7 miles away
 Hotels Near Honeycomb Creek:
Hampton Inn Guntersville, Guntersville , 9 miles away
Wyndham Garden Lake Guntersville, Guntersville , 9 miles away
Super 8 Guntersville, Guntersville , 10 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Albertville, Albertville , 12 miles away
Quality Inn Albertville, Albertville , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Honeycomb Creek:
Clay Marina, Scottsboro, 2 miles away
Little Mountain Marina, Langston, 5 miles away
Mountain Lakes Resorts, Langston, 5 miles away
 Public Lands Near Honeycomb Creek:
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 38 miles away
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 45 miles away
Cathedral Caverns State Park, Alabama , 5 miles away
Lake Guntersville State Park, Alabama , 6 miles away
Buck's Pocket State Park, Alabama , 14 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Honeycomb Creek:
Gunter's Landing, Guntersville , 5 miles away
Lake Guntersville State Park, Guntersville , 7 miles away
Albertville Golf & Country Club, Albertville , 11 miles away

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