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Alabama whitewater, Stringer Creek

Jackson county, CR 38 to South Sauty Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II(III)     1 miles
  The wonderful Alabama scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Stringer Creek beats anything. The CR 38 to South Sauty Creek section of Stringer Creek is 1 miles long and it is classified as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. The sections
    for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Alabama are often more challenging than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that the rivers in this state are less manageable. This stretch is very
short so better bring some good walking shoes. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here. The starting location is a short drive from Scottsboro, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost.

Briefly about the general area:
If you're dropping by Stringer Creek from Section,
you won't be the only one. Buck's Pocket State Park is a great location to stop at on a beautiful day. Stringer Creek sees pretty high levels of rainfall. The month with most of the rain is March, and October is when it's the driest. Throughout the warm months here at Stringer Creek, high temperatures mostly reach the 90's. Through the moonlight hours it's regularly in the 60's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 40's, and after the sun is down through the winter temperatures at Stringer Creek sink into the 20's.

Stringer Creek, CR 38 to South Sauty Creek 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 Stringer Creek.
 Whitewater Near Stringer Creek:
Stringer Creek, Jackson County, 0 miles away
      Class II(III) - 1 miles long (CR 38 to South Sauty Creek)
Kirby Creek, Jackson County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.4 miles long (Rock City to South Sauty Creek)
South Sauty Creek, Jackson/DeKalb County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.2 miles long (Bucks Pocket to Guntersville Lake)
Blackoak Creek, DeKalb County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Rt. 227 to Town Creek)
Town Creek, Dekalb County, 8 miles away
      Class II(III) - 3.9 miles long (State Route 227 to High Falls)
Town Creek, Dekalb County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 5.8 miles long (High Falls to Lake Guntersville)
Jones Creek, Jackson County, 11 miles away
      Class V+ - 7.29 miles long (Highway 71 to BSA camp)
Shoal Creek, Marshall County, 15 miles away
      Class III - 2.9 miles long (1st bridge to Double Bridges)
Dry Creek, Marshall County, 16 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2 miles long (CR 44 to Lake Guntersville)
Whippoorwill Creek, Marshall County, 17 miles away
      Class II - 0.43 miles long (CR 532 to Double Bridges)
 Marinas Near Stringer Creek:
Mud Creek Marina, Hollywood , 14 miles away
Little Mountain Marina, Langston , 16 miles away
Clay Marina, Scottsboro , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Stringer Creek:
Red Roof Inn & Suites Scottsboro, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
Econo Lodge Scottsboro, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Scottsboro, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
Quality Inn Scottsboro, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Scottsboro, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Stringer Creek:
Buck's Pocket State Park, Groveoak, 6 miles away
Jackson County Park, Scottsboro, 8 miles away
Crawford RV Park, Scottsboro, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Stringer Creek:
Little River Canyon National Preserve, Fort Payne - AL , 18 miles away
Russell Cave National Monument, Bridgeport - AL , 29 miles away
Buck's Pocket State Park, Alabama , 6 miles away
Lake Guntersville State Park, Alabama , 16 miles away
Cathedral Caverns State Park, Alabama , 20 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Stringer Creek:
Broken Arrow, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
Goose Pond Colony, Scottsboro , 9 miles away
Rainsville Country Club, Rainsville , 11 miles away

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