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Arkansas whitewater, Gutter Rock Creek

Logan county, FR 1631C to Robert Hill Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III+     3 miles
  If you're coming from Russellville it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. There arenít any hotels right nearby but
    if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The FR 1631C to Robert Hill Road stretch of Gutter Rock Creek is 3 miles long and is rated
by American Whitewater as a class III+ section. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, there are lots of good rivers for that around here. The nature scenery of Arkansas and the playfulness of the water beats anything. This is a pretty short section so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over.

about the general area:
If you fancy a little side tour, try Ross Hollow, and there are plenty of folks from Paris here. Don't leave Gutter Rock Creek without first going for a hike along the Magazine Hiking Trail. Jug Spring is a pretty place to take a look at while you're at Gutter Rock Creek. A short journey to Brown Spring is always worthwhile. During the warm months at Gutter Rock Creek temperatures are typically in the 90's. Throughout the moonlight hours it's usually in the 60's. Daytime highs all through the wintertime are in the 40's, and through the dark hours in the wintertime at Gutter Rock Creek temperatures sink to the 20's.

Gutter Rock Creek, FR 1631C to Robert Hill Road 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 Gutter Rock Creek.
 Whitewater Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Gutter Rock Creek, Logan County, 1 miles away
      Class III+ - 3 miles long (FR 1631C to Robert Hill Road)
Big Shoal Creek, -blank- County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7 miles long (NFR 1601 to NFR 1614)
Jack Creek, Logan County, 15 miles away
      Class III+ - 3 miles long (Jack Creek Road to Jack Creek Rec Area)
Sugar Creek, Scott/ Logan County, 20 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 6.2 miles long (NFR 19 to Jack Creek Rec Area)
Horsehead Creek - West Fork, Johnson County, 22 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 5 miles long (FR 1445A to Horsehead Creek)
Illinois Bayou - East Fork, Pope County, 25 miles away
      Class II - 10 miles long (FS Road 1301 to Bayou Bluff)
Mulberry River, Franklin Johnson County, 25 miles away
      Class I-III - 12 miles long (Wolf Pen Recreation Area to Redding Campground)
Mulberry River, Franklin County, 27 miles away
      Class I-III - 3.6 miles long (Redding Campground to Highway 23)
Mulberry River, Franklin County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Highway 23 to Campbell's Cemetery)
Mulberry River, Crawford Franklin County, 28 miles away
      Class I-II - 16 miles long (Campbell's Cemetery to Highway 215)
 Marinas Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Spadra Waterfront Marina, Clarksville , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Hampton Inn Clarksville, Clarksville , 17 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CLARKSVILLE, Clarksville , 17 miles away
Super 8 Clarksville AR, Clarksville , 19 miles away
Best Western Sherwood Inn, Clarksville , 19 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Clarksville, Clarksville , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Cove Lake Recreation Area, -blank-, 3 miles away
Cove Lake Campground, Logan County, 3 miles away
Mount Magazine State Park - Cameron Bluff, Havana, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Magazine Hiking Trail, Logan , 2 miles away
 Public Lands Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs - AR , 61 miles away
Buffalo National River, Harrison - AR , 69 miles away
Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas , 25 miles away
Mt. Nebo State Park, Arkansas , 29 miles away
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Arkansas , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Gutter Rock Creek:
Meadowbrook Country Club, Paris , 6 miles away
Cherokee Creek Golf Club, Booneville , 16 miles away
Clarksville Country Club, Clarksville , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Gutter Rock Creek
Spring Lake, Yell , 18 miles away

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