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Ohio whitewater, Kellogg Creek

Lake Geauga county, Grand River Tributary section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV     2 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This stretch of Kellogg Creek in Lake / Geauga County is 2 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class IV section. There are nice comfortable hotels here, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This is a bit of a short stretch so it's not like you're gonna spend
    hours on the river in one stretch. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Ohio are often easier than in other states, so keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. The campgrounds here at Kellogg
Creek are pretty good. The nature scenery of Ohio and the water flowing gracefully down Kellogg Creek attract people from near and far. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. There are a few other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more.

about the general area:
Everybody loves Punderson State Park; there are plenty of people from Painesville here. Near Kellogg Creek you find the Mushers Trail which is a pleasant hiking trail. Very scenic scenery and magnificent skiing is what you get at Alpine Valley. A visit to Headlands Beach State Park rejuvenates the spirit; going for a hike on the Erie Trail is always a pleasant adventure. All through the warm days of summer here at Kellogg Creek, high temperatures frequently get into the 80's while overnight lows are ordinarily in the 60's. During the winter the highs are frequently in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at Kellogg Creek.

Kellogg Creek, Grand River Tributary 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 Kellogg Creek.
 Whitewater Near Kellogg Creek:
Kellogg Creek, Lake / Geauga County, 1 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Grand River Tributary)
Big Creek, Geauga County, 5 miles away
      Class III - 7.2 miles long (Girdled Road to Helen Hazen Wyman Park Painesville)
Chagrin River - East Branch, Geauga-Lake County, 5 miles away
      Class II - 4.7 miles long (Mitchell Mills Road to Daniels Park)
Paine Creek, Lake County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 3 miles long (Grand River Tributary)
Chagrin River, Lake County, 13 miles away
      Class I - 7.7 miles long (Rogers Road to Daniels Park)
Chagrin River - Aurora Branch, Cuyahoga County, 19 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.55 miles long (Chagrin Reservation)
Grand River, Ashtabula County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Harpersfield Dam to Hidden Valley)
Tinker's Creek, Cuyahoga County, 25 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.65 miles long (Pleasant Valley to Tinker's reservation)
Cuyahoga River, Portage/Summit County, 30 miles away
      Class II(III) - 0.25 miles long (Kent to Munroe Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Kellogg Creek:
Alpine Valley, Ohio , 9 miles away, 230 foot drop, 7 lifts, 9 runs
Brandywine, Ohio , 30 miles away, 240 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Boston Mills, Ohio , 31 miles away, 240 foot drop, 7 lifts, 8 runs
Clear Fork, Ohio , 99 miles away, 300 foot drop, 6 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Kellogg Creek:
Riverbend Marina, Painesville , 3 miles away
Fairport Harbor Yacht Club, Fairport Harbor , 3 miles away
Douglass & Mc Leod, Painesville , 3 miles away
Grand River Marine, Grand River , 3 miles away
HTP Rack & Marina, Fairport Harbor , 4 miles away
 Hotels Near Kellogg Creek:
Quail Hollow Resort, Concord , 1 miles away
Comfort Inn Painesville, Painesville , 2 miles away
Residence Inn Cleveland Mentor, Mentor , 4 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Cleveland-Mentor, Cleveland , 4 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites MENTOR (LAMALFA CONF CENTRE), Mentor , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Kellogg Creek:
Girdled Road Reservation, Chardon, 5 miles away
Big Creek County Park, Chardon, 5 miles away
Perry Township Park, Perry, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Kellogg Creek:
Mushers Trail, Geauga , 12 miles away
Erie Trail, Geauga , 12 miles away
Beach Trail, Geauga , 13 miles away
Mohawk Trail, Geauga , 13 miles away
Iroquois Trail, Geauga , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Kellogg Creek:
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Brecksville - OH , 33 miles away
Headlands Beach State Park, Ohio , 5 miles away
Punderson State Park, Ohio , 12 miles away
Geneva State Park, Ohio , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Kellogg Creek:
Quail Hollow Country Club, Painesville , 2 miles away
Painesville Country Club, Painesville , 2 miles away
Little Mountain Country Club, Painesville , 2 miles away
 Lakes Near Kellogg Creek
Kiwanis Lake, Geauga , 12 miles away
La Due Reservoir, Geauga , 15 miles away
Lake Elissa, Cuyahoga , 18 miles away

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