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Iowa whitewater, Boone River

Park and Play section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I(II)     0.5 miles
  The Park and Play section of Boone River in -blank- County is 0.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I(II) section. The put-in is not too far from Boone, as you can see on the road map further down. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you won't find many other paddling places. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. This is
    one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. This is a very short stretch so no need to bring snacks. The scenic beauty of -blank- County and the beautiful way the water current
moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. The campgrounds here at Boone River are pretty good. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so better not forget that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. Lodging is available near the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general
Boone River is not far at all from Webster City, and if the weather is wonderful, you can go for a hike along the Brushy Creek Trail. Through the warm days of summer at Boone River temperatures are mostly in the 80's. Summer nighttime lows descend down to the 60's. Highs through the winter are ordinarily in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Boone River are in the 0's. Boone River gets a typical amount of rain. The wettest month of the year is frequently June, that's the one that rains the most, and January is when it's the driest.

Boone River, Park and Play 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 Boone River.
 Whitewater Near Boone River:
Boone River, -blank- County, 0 miles away
      Class I(II) - 0.5 miles long (Park and Play)
Briggs Woods Spillway - Ditch 166, Hamilton County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 0.3 miles long (Webster City)
Soldiers Creek, Webster County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 1 miles long (park to mouth)
Des Moines River, Webster County, 29 miles away
      Class III - 0.1 miles long (Breens)
 Ski Areas Near Boone River:
Seven Oaks, Iowa , 21 miles away, 275 foot drop, 4 lifts, 13 runs
Riverside Hills, Iowa , 87 miles away, 190 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Mount Kato, Minnesota , 91 miles away, 240 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
Fun Valley, Iowa , 95 miles away, 240 foot drop, 5 lifts, 14 runs
 Hotels Near Boone River:
Super 8 Webster City IA, Webster City , 3 miles away
AmericInn Webster City, Webster City , 3 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Webster City, Webster City , 4 miles away
Hyatt Place Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor , 9 miles away
Super 8 Williams, Williams , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Boone River:
Briggs Woods County Park, Webster City, 2 miles away
Riverside City Park, Webster City, 4 miles away
Bells Mills County Park, Stratford, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Boone River:
Brushy Creek Trail, Webster , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Boone River:
Ledges State Park, Iowa , 21 miles away
Lake Cornelia State Park, Iowa , 23 miles away
Spring Lake County Park, Iowa , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Boone River:
Dougusta Par 3 Golf Course, Webster City , 2 miles away
Briggs Woods Golf Course, Webster City , 2 miles away
Webster City Country Club, Webster City , 4 miles away

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