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Minnesota whitewater, Crow Creek

Lake county, Cty 3 to Lake Superior section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV     2 miles
  The wonderful Lake County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Crow Creek will make you feel great. If you're coming from Duluth it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. No need to look hard for hotels, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This is a somewhat short section so it's not like you're gonna
    spend hours on the river in one stretch. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. There are campgrounds quite near the river
where you can camp. The Cty 3 to Lake Superior stretch of Crow Creek is 2 miles long and it is classified as a class IV section by American Whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Minnesota tend to be more challenging than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too.

about the general area:
A cool spot to explore in the neighborhood of Crow Creek is Lafayette Bluff, and Gooseberry Falls State Park is a glorious place to go. Have a wonderful hiking adventure along the North Shore Snowmobile Trail. Don't leave Crow Creek without visiting Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, and Crow Creek is not far at all from Two Harbors. Through the long summer days at Crow Creek highs are mostly in the 70's, and the overnight is rather cooler of course, regularly in the 50's. Through the winter highs are in the 20's while Crow Creek overnight low temperatures through the winter are in the 0's.

Crow Creek, Cty 3 to Lake Superior 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 Crow Creek.
 Whitewater Near Crow Creek:
Crow Creek, Lake County, 1 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Cty 3 to Lake Superior)
Encampment River, Lake County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.5 miles long (Cty 3 to Highway 61)
Gooseberry River, Lake County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Cty 3 to Gooseberry Falls State Park)
Silver Creek, Lake County, 5 miles away
      Class IV - 1.1 miles long (Cty 3 to Highway 61)
Stewart River, Lake County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV(V) - 4.9 miles long (CR2 to Highway 61)
Split Rock River, Lake County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.9 miles long (Superior Hiking Trail to Highway 61)
Beaver River - W.Br, Lake County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 2.7 miles long (CR3 to Glen Avon Falls)
Knife River, Lake/St. Louis County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.5 miles long (Cty 102 to Lake Superior)
Beaver River, Lake County, 18 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (confluence of E and W Branches to Highway 61)
Beaver River - E.Br, Lake County, 19 miles away
      Class III+(V) - 2.2 miles long (CR5 to CR4)
 Ski Areas Near Crow Creek:
Spirit Mountain, Minnesota , 49 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
Giants Ridge, Minnesota , 56 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 34 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 64 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 76 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 87 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
 Marinas Near Crow Creek:
Knife River Marina, Knife River , 17 miles away
Port Wing Marina, Port Wing , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Crow Creek:
Superior Shores Resort, Two Harbors , 7 miles away
Country Inn Of Two Harbors, Two Harbors , 9 miles away
AmericInn Two Harbors, Two Harbors , 11 miles away
Grand Superior Lodge, Two Harbors , 12 miles away
Larsmont Cottages, Two Harbors , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Crow Creek:
Gooseberry Falls State Park, Beaver Bay, 7 miles away
Big Blaze Camp and Trailer Park, Two Harbors, 8 miles away
Wagon wheel Campsite, Two Harbors, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Crow Creek:
North Shore Snowmobile Trail, Lake , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Crow Creek:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 52 miles away
Gooseberry Falls State Park, Minnesota , 6 miles away
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota , 12 miles away
Superior National Forest, Minnesota , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Crow Creek:
Two Harbors Golf Course, Two Harbors , 9 miles away

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