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Indiana whitewater, Wabash River

Huntington county, Markle to county road 150 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II(III)     1.2 miles
  If you're coming from Huntington it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The natural beauty of Huntington County and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to
    come here and paddle. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a pretty small number of paddling rivers. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for
a while are great attractions for lots of people. The Markle to county road 150 section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. This section is very short so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. This stretch of Wabash River is 1.2 miles long and is a class I-II(III) section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

about the general area:
Here at Wabash River you'll in all probability meet some people from Markle. Summertime at Wabash River arrives with high temperatures in the 80's, and the night is slightly colder of course, regularly in the 60's. High temperatures through the wintertime are normally in the 30's, and overnight lows at Wabash River during the winter generally drop into the 10's. A common amount of rainfall falls here at Wabash River. The month with most of the rain is June, and February on the other hand is the driest.

Wabash River, Markle to county road 150 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 Wabash River.
 Whitewater Near Wabash River:
Wabash River, Huntington County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 1.2 miles long (Markle to county road 150)
Rock Creek, Huntington County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II - 1.75 miles long (County Road 200 to 150)
Wabash River, Huntington County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 0 miles long (Huntington surfing hole)
 Ski Areas Near Wabash River:
Swiss Valley, Michigan , 68 miles away, 225 foot drop, 7 lifts, 11 runs
Timber Ridge, Michigan , 88 miles away, 240 foot drop, 9 lifts, 15 runs
Bittersweet, Michigan , 91 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Perfect North, Indiana , 93 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
 Marinas Near Wabash River:
Pirate's Cove Marina, Andrews , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Wabash River:
Econo Lodge Markle, Markle , 1 miles away
Comfort Inn Warren, Warren , 8 miles away
Huggy Bear Motel, Warren , 8 miles away
Comfort Inn Huntington, Huntington , 12 miles away
Super 8 Huntington, Huntington , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wabash River:
Kil-So-Quah S.R.A. Huntington Lake, Huntington, 6 miles away
Camp Timer Lake, Huntington, 7 miles away
Little Turtle State Recreation Area, Huntington, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wabash River:
Ouabache State Park, Indiana , 17 miles away
Chain O' Lakes State Park, Indiana , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wabash River:
Frazanda Golf Course, Huntington , 8 miles away
Dogwood Glen, Warren , 9 miles away
Rimeke Golf, Bluffton , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Wabash River
Clair Lake, Huntington , 9 miles away
Lake Everett, Allen , 18 miles away

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