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Arkansas whitewater, White River - West Fork

Washington county, Woolsey to Greenland section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     11 miles
  The put-in is not too far from Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. This section of White River - West Fork in Washington County is 11 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II section. The beautiful scenery of Arkansas and the water flowing gracefully down White River - West Fork attract people from near and far. You might
    be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, there are lots of good places for that around here. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near. Not too many
hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. You can enjoy this section more if you take your time, so pack your camp stove. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Arkansas are easier than the national norm, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. There  
are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Woolsey to Greenland section is one of them. The river winds through the Boston Mountains and you get great scenery.

Briefly about the general area:
A journey to Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park when you're here at White River - West Fork is never a bad idea, and you'll meet a lot of folks from West Fork here. So much exciting stuff to do in the Boston Mountains, not enough time. Devil's Den State Park is a great place to pop by on a gorgeous day, and White River - West Fork is close to Owl Hollow which is definitely worth visiting.

White River - West Fork, Woolsey to Greenland 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 White River - West Fork.
 Whitewater Near White River - West Fork:
White River - West Fork, Washington County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 11 miles long (Woolsey to Greenland)
White River - Middle Fork, Madison County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 1.75 miles long (Arnett to Hicks)
Illinois River, Washington County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.5 miles long (Prairie Grove to Robinson Road)
Blackburn Creek, Crawford County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 8 miles long (Devils Den State Park to Highway 220)
Lee Creek, Crawford Washington County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.4 miles long (Devils Den State Park to Highway 220)
Fall Creek, Washington / Crawford County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 12 miles long (Strickler to Lee Creek)
Ben Doodle Branch, Crawford County, 15 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7.5 miles long (Camping area to Highway 220)
Clear Creek, Crawford County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Chester to Mountainburg)
Hart Creek, Crawford County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4 miles long (to Highway 220)
Illinois River, Washington and Benton County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.7 miles long (Robinson Road to Highway 16)
 Marinas Near White River - West Fork:
War Eagle Marina, Springdale , 17 miles away
Hickory Creek Marina, Lowell , 17 miles away
Horseshoe Bend Marina, Rogers , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near White River - West Fork:
Staybridge Suites FAYETTEVILLE/UNIV OF ARKANSAS, Fayetteville , 5 miles away
The Chancellor Hotel, Fayetteville , 5 miles away
Best Western Windsor Suites, Fayetteville , 6 miles away
Econo Lodge Fayetteville, Fayetteville , 6 miles away
Candlewood Suites FAYETTEVILLE-UNIV OF ARKANSAS, Fayetteville , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near White River - West Fork:
Southgate Rv Park Of Fayettevi, Fayetteville, 4 miles away
Fayetteville RV Park, Fayetteville, 4 miles away
Winn Creek RV Retreat, Winslow, 6 miles away
 Trails Near White River - West Fork:
Butterfield Hiking Trail, Crawford , 15 miles away
Weddington Hiking Trail, Benton , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near White River - West Fork:
George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond - MO , 51 miles away
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Arkansas , 13 miles away
Devil's Den State Park, Arkansas , 13 miles away
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Arkansas , 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near White River - West Fork:
Razorback Park Golf Course, Fayetteville , 4 miles away
Stonebridge Meadows Golf Club, Fayetteville , 5 miles away
Gator Golf Course, Fayetteville , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near White River - West Fork
Lake Wilson, Washington , 2 miles away

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