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Indiana whitewater, Rattlesnake Creek

Montgomery county, CR-275 W to Offield Monument Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II(III)     3.5 miles
  The CR-275 W to Offield Monument Road stretch of Rattlesnake Creek in Indiana is 3.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II(III) section. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Indiana are often easier than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. A good workout
    and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more. The wonderful Indiana scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. The campgrounds here at Rattlesnake Creek are pretty
good. This is a pretty short section so better bring some good walking shoes. The put-in is not too far from Crawfordsville, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you won't find a large number of other spots.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of folks from Alamo here, and Shades State Park is worth a visit. High
temperatures at Rattlesnake Creek throughout the summer months are in the 80's. Once the sun is down it descends down to the 60's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 30's; overnight lows through the wintertime for Rattlesnake Creek tend to be in the 10's. An average amount of rain falls at Rattlesnake Creek. The month of July is the wettest with most of the rain, and February is the month with the least moisture.

Rattlesnake Creek, CR-275 W to Offield Monument 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 Rattlesnake Creek.
 Whitewater Near Rattlesnake Creek:
Rattlesnake Creek, Montgomery County, 1 miles away
      Class II(III) - 3.5 miles long (CR-275 W to Offield Monument Road)
Indian Creek, Montgomery County, 5 miles away
      Class II - 4.7 miles long (Indian Road to Deer Mill)
Sugar Creek, Montgomery County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 1.2 miles long (Darlington)
Big Shawnee Creek, Fountain County, 23 miles away
      Class II - 2.9 miles long (Highway 41 to 70 W Road)
 Ski Areas Near Rattlesnake Creek:
Paoli Peaks, Indiana , 82 miles away, 300 foot drop, 9 lifts, 16 runs
 Hotels Near Rattlesnake Creek:
Rodeway Inn Conference Center, Crawfordsville , 6 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Crawfordsville, Crawfordsville , 7 miles away
Comfort Inn Crawfordsville, Crawfordsville , 7 miles away
Best Western Plus Crawfordsville Hotel, Crawfordsville , 7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CRAWFORDSVILLE, Crawfordsville , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rattlesnake Creek:
Sugar Creek Campground, Crawfordsville, 5 miles away
Crawfordsville KOA Kampground, Crawfordsville, 6 miles away
Clements Canoes, Waveland, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Rattlesnake Creek:
Shades State Park, Indiana , 7 miles away
Turkey Run State Park, Indiana , 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Rattlesnake Creek:
Crawfordsville Country Club, Crawfordsville , 2 miles away
Crawfordsville Muni Golf Course, Crawfordsville , 6 miles away
Golf Club At Equinox, Bennington , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Rattlesnake Creek
Lake Waveland, Montgomery , 10 miles away
Terre Haute Boys Club Lake, Parke , 12 miles away
Van Bibber Lake, Putnam , 14 miles away

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