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North Carolina whitewater, Rocky River

Chatham county, Route 2170 to North Carolina Route 902 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     7 miles
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The Route 2170 to North Carolina Route 902 section of Rocky River in North Carolina is 7 miles long and is a class I-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. If you're coming from Sanford it's not a long drive at all to the put-in
    location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside North Carolina you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so better not forget
that rivers in this state are less demanding. The wonderful North Carolina scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Rocky River will make you feel great. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Route 2170 to North Carolina Route 902 section is one of them. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. A good workout and spending some  
quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. This is a pretty decent length section, it's perfect for a one day trip. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Rocky River is not far at all from Siler City. For the duration of the days of summer highs here at Rocky River get into the 80's, and the night is quite cooler of course, usually in the 60's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 40's, and night lows in the 20's for Rocky River.

Rocky River, Route 2170 to North Carolina Route 902 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 Rocky River.
 Whitewater Near Rocky River:
Rocky River, Chatham County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 7 miles long (Route 2170 to North Carolina Route 902)
Bear Creek, country County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 1 miles long (May's Chapel Road to confluence with Rocky River)
Haw River, Chatham County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 7.5 miles long (Route 1545 to US Route 15-501)
Deep River, Chatham County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (US Route 15/501 Bridge to US Route 1 Bridge)
Haw River, Chatham County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Bynum to Highway 64)
Haw River, Chatham County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Highway 64 to Jordan Reservoir)
Deep River, Moore County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (North Carolina Route 22 to Route 1006)
Deep River, Moore County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.7 miles long (North Carolina Route 42 to Route 1456)
Deep River, Moore County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (Route 1456 to North Carolina Route 22)
Cape Fear, Chatham/Harnett/Cumberland County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 24 miles long (Avents Ferry to Erwin)
 Hotels Near Rocky River:
Americas Best Inn Siler City, Siler City , 8 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Siler City, Siler City , 8 miles away
Econo Lodge Sanford, Sanford , 14 miles away
Days Inn Sanford, Sanford , 14 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Sanford, Sanford , 14 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rocky River:
Cane Creek Campground and RV Park, Snow Camp, 15 miles away
Spring Hill Park, Chapel Hill, 16 miles away
Hidden Lake Campgrounds, Graham, 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Rocky River:
Jordan Lake State Park, North Carolina , 24 miles away
Weymouth Woods - Sandhills State Park, North Carolina , 29 miles away
Raven Rock State Park, North Carolina , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Rocky River:
Siler City Country Club, Siler City , 10 miles away
Sourwood Forest Golf Club, Snow Camp , 13 miles away
Sanford Golf Course, Sanford , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Rocky River
B Everett Jordan Lake, Chatham , 18 miles away

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