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Oregon whitewater, Grande Ronde River

Asotin county, Boggan's Oasis to Snake River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-IV     27 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Oregon and the water flowing gracefully down Grande Ronde River are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. If you're coming from Lewiston it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road map further down. The Boggan's Oasis to Snake River section of Grande Ronde River is 27 miles long and is a class II-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Whitewater
    rafting and kayaking spots in Oregon are harder than the national norm, so keep in mind that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. There's camping available near Grande Ronde River. A bit of exercise and just hanging
out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Boggan's Oasis to Snake River stretch is one of them. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a  
large number of paddling rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
Hiking is a popular thing to do around Grande Ronde River; Cottonwood Creek Trail is a fine local trail. Here at Grande Ronde River there are plenty of folks from Anatone, and visiting Fields Spring State Park is a delightful thing to do. This is such a wonderful river. Since you're here at Grande Ronde River why not go to Garden Gulch. Grande Ronde River is a location that is pretty dry frequently. Of all the months in a year May is the one with the most rain while July is frequently the driest month. Throughout the summertime at Grande Ronde River temperatures are regularly in the 80's.

Grande Ronde River, Boggan's Oasis to Snake River 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 Grande Ronde River.
 Whitewater Near Grande Ronde River:
Grande Ronde River, Asotin County, 9 miles away
      Class II-IV - 27 miles long (Boggan's Oasis to Snake River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Beamers Hells Canyon Tours & Excursions, Asotin County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Oars Dories, Nez Perce County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Barker River Trips, Nez Perce County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Grande Ronde River, Asotin County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 19.5 miles long (Troy to Boggan's Oasis)
Snake River, Nez Perce County, 25 miles away
      Class II - 47 miles long (Salmon River to Lewiston)
Imnaha River, Wallowa County, 27 miles away
      Class III-IV - -blank- miles long (to Snake Lake)
 Ski Areas Near Grande Ronde River:
Bluewood, Washington , 50 miles away, 1125 foot drop, 3 lifts, 23 runs
Spout Springs, Oregon , 66 miles away, 600 foot drop, 2 lifts, 14 runs
Brundage Mountain, Idaho , 84 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 5 lifts, 46 runs
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 89 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Anthony Lakes, Oregon , 93 miles away, 900 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Tamarack, Idaho , 95 miles away, 2800 foot drop, 8 lifts, 42 runs
Silver Mountain, Idaho , 97 miles away, 2200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 73 runs
 Marinas Near Grande Ronde River:
Hells Canyon Resort & Marina, Clarkston , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Grande Ronde River:
Rimrock Inn, Enterprise , 13 miles away
Best Western RiverTree Inn, Clarkston , 18 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, Clarkston , 18 miles away
Holiday Inn Express LEWISTON, Lewiston , 18 miles away
Econo Lodge Lewiston, Lewiston , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Grande Ronde River:
Schumaker Grade, Anatone, 3 miles away
Fields Spring State Park, Anatone, 3 miles away
Ebson #3, Anatone, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Grande Ronde River:
Cottonwood Creek Trail, Wallowa , 11 miles away, 13.5 hiking miles, 4338 feet elevation difference
Howard Cutoff Trail, Wallowa , 16 miles away,  3.6 hiking miles, 671 feet elevation difference
Indian Tom Trail, Asotin , 17 miles away,  5.4 hiking miles, 2258 feet elevation difference
Red Hill Gulch Trail, Asotin , 17 miles away, 3.3 hiking miles, 1987 feet elevation difference
South Asotin Trail, Asotin , 17 miles away, 1.1 hiking miles, 1041 feet elevation difference
Chico Trail, Wallowa , 18 miles away, 7.7 hiking miles, 1654 feet elevation difference
Cook Creek Trail, Wallowa , 18 miles away, 7.7 hiking miles, 4256 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Grande Ronde River:
Fields Spring State Park, Washington , 4 miles away
Hells Gate State Park, Idaho , 15 miles away
Winchester Lake State Park, Idaho , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Grande Ronde River:
Quail Ridge Golf Course, Clarkston , 15 miles away
Bryden Canyon Golf Course, Lewiston , 17 miles away

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