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Ohio whitewater, Big Three Mile Creek

Adams Brown county, Evertonville to Ellis Run Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV     2.25 miles
  The nature scenery of Ohio and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. If you're coming from Maysville 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. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so if you're visiting here do keep
    in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The Evertonville to Ellis Run Road section of Big Three Mile Creek in Ohio is 2.25 miles long and has been rated as a class III-IV section by American
Whitewater. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you won't find a large number of other spots. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This section is quite short so no need to bring snacks. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The Evertonville to Ellis Run Road section  
is one of a few paddling sections in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Big Three Mile Creek you will meet lots of people from close by Aberdeen. Places like Adams Lake State Park are glorious to stop at. Big Three Mile Creek gets a large amount of water. The wettest month of the year is frequently May, that's the one that rains the most, and January on the other hand is the driest. Through the summertime months, highs regularly are in the 80's at Big Three Mile Creek. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 60's. High temperatures during the winter are normally in the 30's while Big Three Mile Creek nighttime low temperatures during the wintertime are in the 10's.

Big Three Mile Creek, Evertonville to Ellis Run 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 Big Three Mile Creek.
 Whitewater Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Big Three Mile Creek, Adams / Brown County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.25 miles long (Evertonville to Ellis Run Road)
Straight Creek, Brown County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (St Route 125 to Straight Creek Road)
White Oak Creek, Brown County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (White Oak Valley Road to Georgetown Dam)
Big Indian Creek, Clermont County, 30 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.9 miles long (Canter Road to County Road 743)
 Ski Areas Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Spicy Run Mountain, Ohio , 40 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 9 runs
Perfect North, Indiana , 85 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
Mad River Mountain, Ohio , 88 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 24 runs
 Marinas Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Island Creek Marina, Manchester , 8 miles away
Ripley Boat Club, Ripley , 10 miles away
Waynoka Marina, Sardinia , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Quality Inn Maysville, Maysville , 7 miles away
Super 8 Maysville KY, Maysville , 7 miles away
Comfort Inn Seaman, Seaman , 16 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites, Morehead , 29 miles away
Days Inn Hillsboro, Hillsboro , 30 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Maysville River Park Marina, Aberdeen, 3 miles away
Lively Lady Campground, Aberdeen, 4 miles away
Chief Logan's Gap Resort, Ripley, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Adams Lake State Park, Ohio , 15 miles away
Blue Licks Battlefield State Park, Kentucky , 24 miles away
Rocky Fork State Park, Ohio , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Big Three Mile Creek:
Hilltop Golf Course, Manchester , 6 miles away
Wells Creek Golf Course, Washington , 8 miles away
Kenton Station Golf Course, Washington , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Big Three Mile Creek
Winchester Lake, Adams , 14 miles away
Lake Waynoka, Brown , 15 miles away

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