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California whitewater, Coffee Creek

Trinity county, Coffee Creek Road to Trinity River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV     10 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Redding, as you can see on the road map further down. This stretch of Coffee Creek in Trinity County is 10 miles long and has been rated as a class III-IV section by American Whitewater. If you hurry you can run this stretch in a day but why not make it an overnighter, so go ahead and pack your camp stove. The wonderful California scenery and the playfulness of the water have people coming here.
    The wild scenery of the Klamath Mountains is great. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. There's camping available near Coffee Creek. Not too many hotels
nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The Coffee Creek Road to Trinity River stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside California you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. A good workout and spending some  
quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
This is a popular place for folks from Trinity Center, and Shasta National Forest is a splendid location to take a look at on a beautiful day. All year is a splendid time in the Klamath Mountains if you like the outdoors. At Coffee Creek through the summer months highs are in the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures drop down into the 40's. For the duration of the wintertime highs are regularly in the 40's with temperatures at Coffee Creek dipping down into the 20's all through winter nights.

Coffee Creek, Coffee Creek Road to Trinity River 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 Coffee Creek.
 Whitewater Near Coffee Creek:
Coffee Creek, Trinity County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 10 miles long (Coffee Creek Road to Trinity River)
Trinity River, Trinity County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13.6 miles long (Tangle Blue Creek to Clair Engle Lake)
Clear Creek Sacramento Tributary, Shasta County, 15 miles away
      Class IV(V+) - 16 miles long (Clear Creek Campground to Trinity Mountain Road)
Trinity River - East Fork, Trinity County, 16 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 8 miles long (Rams Horn Road to Clair Engle Lake)
Trinity River, Trinity County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 30.3 miles long (Lewiston to Junction City)
Salmon River - South Fork, Siskiyou County, 22 miles away
      Class III - 8.5 miles long (Bridge Close to Schoolhouse Flat to Limestone Bluffs)
Salmon River, Siskiyou County, 23 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.9 miles long (Idlewild Campground to Sawyers Bar)
Canyon Creek, Trinity County, 26 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8.5 miles long (Bridge 8.5 miles upstream of Junction City to Junction City)
Trinity River - North Fork, Trinity County, 28 miles away
      Class IV-V - 14 miles long (Hobo Gulch to Bridge 1 mile above mouth)
Brandy Creek, Shasta County, 28 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (above Whiskeytown Reservoir)
 Ski Areas Near Coffee Creek:
Mount Shasta, California , 41 miles away, 1390 foot drop, 5 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Ashland, Oregon , 51 miles away, 1195 foot drop, 4 lifts, 23 runs
 Marinas Near Coffee Creek:
Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas, Trinity Center , 10 miles away
 Hotels Near Coffee Creek:
Lewiston Hotel, Lewiston , 21 miles away
The Old Lewiston Inn, Lewiston , 21 miles away
Comfort Inn Mount Shasta Area, Weed , 31 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Weed, Weed , 31 miles away
Comfort Inn Yreka, Yreka , 33 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Coffee Creek:
Goldfield Campground, Trinity County, 1 miles away
Goldfish Campground, Trinity County, 2 miles away
Trinity River, Trinity Center, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Coffee Creek:
Deacon Lee Trail, Siskiyou , 19 miles away,  7.2 hiking miles, 620 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Coffee Creek:
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown - CA , 23 miles away
Shasta National Forest, California , 5 miles away
Weaverville Joss House State Park, California , 23 miles away
Castle Crags State Park, California , 31 miles away
 Lakes Near Coffee Creek
Granite Lake, Trinity , 10 miles away
Salmon Lake, Siskiyou , 12 miles away
Echo Lake, Trinity , 12 miles away

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