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Oregon whitewater, Willamette River

Lane county, Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I     36 miles
  The beautiful scenery of Oregon and the water flowing gracefully down Willamette River are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The starting point is not too far from Eugene-Springfield, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more demanding, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are
    not easy. This stretch of Willamette River is 36 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I section. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. A section
like this is is of course not run in a single day, so better bring your camping gear along. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, around here you'll find a large number of good spots. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular  

Briefly about the general area:
Willamette River is not far at all from Harrisburg, and Horseshoe Bar is another fine spot to stop by nearby. If you're here at Willamette River, checking out Harpers Bend is a must. A cool spot to stop by in the neighborhood of Willamette River is Harrisburg Bend. A good deal of rainfall falls at Willamette River. December is the wettest month with most rain while July is mostly the driest month. Summer at Willamette River arrives with high temperatures in the 80's. For the period of the moonlight hours it's frequently in the 50's.

Willamette River, Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing 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 Willamette River.
 Whitewater Near Willamette River:
Whitewater Outfitter - All-Star Outfitters, Lane County, 7 miles away
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Willamette River, Lane County, 11 miles away
      Class I - 36 miles long (Alton Baker Park to Peoria Boat Landing)
Whitewater Outfitter - Oregon River Sports, Lane County, 12 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Adventure Specialist, Lane County, 13 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - A Helfrich Outfitter, Lane County, 13 miles away
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Willamette River, Lane County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.8 miles long (Coast Fork / Middle Fork confluence to Alton Baker Park)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness River Outfitters, Lane County, 14 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Caster's Guide Service, Benton County, 15 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - River RUN Oregon, Benton County, 17 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Wild Water Adventures, Lane County, 19 miles away
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 Ski Areas Near Willamette River:
Willamette Pass, Oregon , 83 miles away, 1563 foot drop, 6 lifts, 29 runs
Hoodoo, Oregon , 88 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
 Marinas Near Willamette River:
Orchard Point Marina, Eugene , 12 miles away
Fern Ridge Shores RV Park, Veneta , 14 miles away
 Hotels Near Willamette River:
Z-TO BE DELETED - Guest House, Junction City , 5 miles away
Travelodge Pioneer Villa, Halsey , 9 miles away
Value Inn Eugene, Eugene , 9 miles away
Nite Inn Eugene, Eugene , 10 miles away
Econo Lodge Eugene, Eugene , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Willamette River:
Diamond Hill RV Park, Harrisburg, 5 miles away
Irish Bend County Park, Halsey, 8 miles away
Eugene Camping world, Eugene, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Willamette River:
Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon , 18 miles away
Jasper State Park, Oregon , 21 miles away
Elijah Bristow State Park, Oregon , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Willamette River:
Shadow Hills Country Club, Junction City , 4 miles away
Fiddlers Green Golf Course, Eugene , 7 miles away
Fraternal Order Of Eagles, Eugene , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Willamette River
Alford Pond, Linn , 3 miles away
Fern Ridge Lake, Lane , 13 miles away

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