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Ohio whitewater, Lee's Creek

Highland county, Rt. 28 to Rattlesnake Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III     2.2 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Washington, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The Rt. 28 to Rattlesnake Creek section of Lee's Creek in Ohio is 2.2 miles long and is a class III section of whitewater
    according to American Whitewater. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you won't find a large number of other rivers. The Rt. 28 to Rattlesnake Creek stretch is one of a few paddling
stretches in this river system. The scenic beauty of Highland County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. This is a short paddling stretch so no need to bring snacks. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people.

Briefly about the general
A wonderful place like Rocky Fork State Park in the neighborhood of Lee's Creek is too good to leave out; while you're here you will meet lots of folks from nearby Leesburg. Go for a hike on the Deer Loop Trail, and a journey to Paint Creek State Park is a nice idea. This river is so perfect. Don't leave Lee's Creek without first going for a hike along the Paw Paw Trail. Lee's Creek gets a common amount of yearly rain. Of all the months in a year May is the one with the most rain; the driest month of the year is January. For the duration of the warm days of summer at Lee's Creek temperatures are typically in the 80's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's.

Lee's Creek, Rt. 28 to Rattlesnake Creek 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 Lee's Creek.
 Whitewater Near Lee's Creek:
Rattlesnake Creek, Highland County, 2 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 3 miles long (Fishback Road to St. Route 28)
Lee's Creek, Highland County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 2.2 miles long (Rt. 28 to Rattlesnake Creek)
Rocky Fork Creek, Highland County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 7.5 miles long (McCoppin Mill Road to Paint Creek)
Paint Creek, Ross County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 7 miles long (Paint Creek Reservoir to Route 41 Bridge)
Massie's Creek, Green County, 30 miles away
      Class III - 0.5 miles long (Wilberforce)
 Ski Areas Near Lee's Creek:
Spicy Run Mountain, Ohio , 25 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 9 runs
Mad River Mountain, Ohio , 53 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 24 runs
Perfect North, Indiana , 96 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
Snow Trails, Ohio , 100 miles away, 300 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near Lee's Creek:
Days Inn Hillsboro, Hillsboro , 9 miles away
Country Hearth Inn And Suites Washington Court House, Washington Court House , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn Washington Court House, Jeffersonville , 16 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Washington Court House, Jeffersonville , 16 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington Court House Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Lee's Creek:
Shady Trails Campground, Hillsboro, 8 miles away
Bayview Campground and Cottages, Hillsboro, 8 miles away
Rocky Fork State Park, Hillsboro, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Lee's Creek:
Deer Loop Trail, Highland , 8 miles away
Paw Paw Trail, Highland , 8 miles away
George Trail, Highland , 14 miles away
Wildwood Trail, Highland , 14 miles away
Bench Trail, Highland , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Lee's Creek:
Rocky Fork State Park, Ohio , 7 miles away
Paint Creek State Park, Ohio , 10 miles away
Pike Lake State Park, Ohio , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Lee's Creek:
Buckeye Hills Country Club, Greenfield , 4 miles away
Rocky Fork Golf Course, Hillsboro , 10 miles away
Washington Country Club, Washington Court House , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Lee's Creek
Rocky Fork Lake, Highland , 10 miles away
Longs Retreat Lake, Pike , 19 miles away

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