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Ohio whitewater, Little Miami River

Clermont county, Kelly Nature Preserve to St Route 126 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I     0.5 miles
  The natural beauty of Clermont County and the cool fresh water beats anything. The average Ohio whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature will make you
    glad you came. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling places. This is a very short section so better bring some good walking shoes. The Kelly Nature
Preserve to St Route 126 stretch of Little Miami River in Clermont County is 0.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I section. There are nice comfortable hotels here, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Cincinnati-Middletown, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that.

Briefly about the general area:
Lots of folks from Camp Dennison come to Little Miami River. An average amount of rain falls at Little Miami River. The wettest month of the year is regularly May, that's the one that rains the most while January is generally the driest month. Throughout the days of summer here at Little Miami River, high temperatures typically get into the 80's with overnight lows in the 60's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's, and night lows through the wintertime for Little Miami River tend to be in the 20's.

Little Miami River, Kelly Nature Preserve to St Route 126 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 Little Miami River.
 Whitewater Near Little Miami River:
Little Miami River, Clermont County, 0 miles away
      Class I - 0.5 miles long (Kelly Nature Preserve to St Route 126)
Horner Run, Clermont County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Cook Road to I-275)
Hershel Run, Clermont County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.35 miles long (Belfast Road to Stonelick Creek)
Backbone Creek, Clermont County, 12 miles away
      Class III-V - 1.5 miles long (Elmwood Road to East Fork of Little Miami River)
Brushy Fork, Clermont County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2 miles long (Brushy Fork Road to Stonelick Creek)
Stonelick Creek, Clermont County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (St. Route 131 to St. Route 132)
Hall's Creek, Warren County, 14 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 1.25 miles long (Shawhan Road to Hall's Creek Road)
Whitewater Outfitter - Historic New Richmond, Clermont County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Second Creek, Warren County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.25 miles long (State Route 132 to Confluence with Todd's Fork)
Big Indian Creek, Clermont County, 21 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.9 miles long (Canter Road to County Road 743)
 Ski Areas Near Little Miami River:
Perfect North, Indiana , 41 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
Mad River Mountain, Ohio , 73 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 24 runs
Spicy Run Mountain, Ohio , 76 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Little Miami River:
Aquaramp Harbor & Marina, Melbourne , 11 miles away
Ohio River Launch Club, Cincinnati , 11 miles away
Hartley Marina, Silver Grove , 11 miles away
Riverside Four Boat Harbor, Dayton , 12 miles away
Manhattan Harbor, Dayton , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Miami River:
Hilton Garden Inn Cincinnati NE, Cincinnati , 1 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CINCINNATI NORTHEAST-MILFORD, Milford , 3 miles away
Homewood Suites By Hilton Cincinnati-Milford, Milford , 3 miles away
Comfort Inn Northeast, Cincinnati , 4 miles away
Red Roof Inn Cincinnati North Mason, Cincinnati , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Miami River:
Miami Trails Hoa, Loveland, 3 miles away
Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, 8 miles away
Steamboat Bend, Cincinnati, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Little Miami River:
Beechtree Trail, Clermont , 16 miles away
Lakeview Trail, Clermont , 16 miles away
Southwoods Trail, Clermont , 17 miles away
Red Fox Trail, Clermont , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Miami River:
East Fork State Park, Ohio , 16 miles away
Stonelick State Park, Ohio , 16 miles away
Kincaid Lake State Park, Kentucky , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Miami River:
Camargo Club, Cincinnati , 3 miles away
Oasis, Loveland , 4 miles away
Mulberry Golf Club, Milford , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Miami River
Lake Isabella, Hamilton , 1 miles away
Hamilton County Anglers Club Lake, Clermont , 7 miles away
Lake Allyn, Clermont , 9 miles away

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