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Idaho whitewater, Boundary Creek

Boundary county, Close to Canadian border to Road 2450 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     10 miles
  If you're coming from Coeur d'Alene it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The wonderful Boundary County scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. This stretch of Boundary Creek in Idaho is 10 miles long and has been rated as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.
    If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more demanding, so you'd better keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less manageable. There arenít any hotels right nearby
but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you won't find a large number of other spots. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Close to Canadian border to Road 2450 section is one  
of them. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came.

Briefly about the general area:
Summer brings highs in the 80's to Boundary Creek with overnight lows in the 50's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 30's with temperatures at Boundary Creek dipping down into the 10's throughout winter nights. At Boundary Creek you donít see much rain. During November this area sees the most rain while July is the month with the least amount of precipitation.

Boundary Creek, Close to Canadian border to Road 2450 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 Boundary Creek.
 Whitewater Near Boundary Creek:
Smith Creek, Boundary County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 6 miles long (Smith Creek Bridge to above Smith Creek Falls)
Boundary Creek, Boundary County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 10 miles long (Close to Canadian border to Road 2450)
Pack River, Bonner/ Boundary County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 21.6 miles long (West Branch Pack River to Tavern)
Priest River, Boundary / Bonner County, 21 miles away
      Class I-IV - 28.2 miles long (Headwaters to Priest Lake)
 Ski Areas Near Boundary Creek:
Schweitzer, Idaho , 29 miles away, 2400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 59 runs
Whitewater, British Columbia , 41 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 43 runs
Kimberley, British Columbia , 53 miles away, 2465 foot drop, 5 lifts, 80 runs
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 58 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Panorama, British Columbia , 71 miles away, 4000 foot drop, 9 lifts, 100 runs
49 Degrees North, Washington , 72 miles away, 1851 foot drop, 6 lifts, 68 runs
Turner Mountain, Montana , 72 miles away, 2110 foot drop, 1 lifts, 20 runs
Silver Mountain, Idaho , 76 miles away, 2200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 73 runs
Red Mountain, British Columbia , 82 miles away, 2919 foot drop, 6 lifts, 87 runs
Lookout Pass, Idaho , 95 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
 Hotels Near Boundary Creek:
Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa, Bonners Ferry , 26 miles away
Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Sandpoint , 29 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites SANDPOINT NORTH, Ponderay , 32 miles away
Hotel Ruby Ponderay, Ponderay , 32 miles away
Days Inn Sandpoint, Ponderay , 32 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Boundary Creek:
Dirt Oven Campground, Boundary County, 5 miles away
Harrison Lake, Colburn, 15 miles away
Roman Nose, Colburn, 17 miles away
 Trails Near Boundary Creek:
Hall Mountain Trail, Boundary , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Boundary Creek:
Priest Lake State Park, Idaho , 22 miles away
Round Lake State Park, Idaho , 38 miles away
Kaniksu National Forest, Washington , 38 miles away

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