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South Carolina whitewater, Jimmies Creek

Spartanburg county, I-26 to Tyger River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-III     6 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The I-26 to Tyger River section of Jimmies Creek in South Carolina is 6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. There are campgrounds quite near the river where
    you can camp. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good spots for that around here. The scenic beauty of Spartanburg County and the water flowing gracefully down Jimmies Creek
have people coming here. The put-in is not too far from Spartanburg, as you can see on the road map further down. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. On this section you do get some distance, it's perfect for a one day trip. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people  
coming here. The I-26 to Tyger River section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Enoree love to come to Jimmies Creek, and Jimmies Creek is in close proximity to Croft State Park which is a lovely spot. High temperatures at Jimmies Creek through the summertime months are in the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures dip down into the 60's. High temperatures during the winter are normally in the 50's while Jimmies Creek night low temperatures throughout the wintertime are in the 20's. Jimmies Creek is a rather wet place mostly with a good deal of precipitation.

Jimmies Creek, I-26 to Tyger 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 Jimmies Creek.
 Whitewater Near Jimmies Creek:
Jimmies Creek, Spartanburg County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (I-26 to Tyger River)
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Route 231 to South Tyger River)
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 5 miles away
      Class II(III) - 6 miles long (Route 231 to Route 113)
Cedar Shoals Creek, Spartanburg County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.5 miles long (New Hope Church Road to Horseshoe Falls Road)
Warrior Creek, Laurens County, 7 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 0.5 miles long (South Carolina 49 to Enoree River)
Enoree River, Spartanburg/ Laurens border County, 7 miles away
      Class II+ - 6.5 miles long (South Carolina Route 49 to South Carolina Route 56)
Lawsons Fork Creek, Spartanburg County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 3.75 miles long (Glendale to Goldmine Road)
Pacolet, Spartanburg County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Clifton II to Lawson's Fork)
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 16 miles away
      Class -blank- - 4.5 miles long (Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417)
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Route 86 to Route 113)
 Ski Areas Near Jimmies Creek:
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 80 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 81 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 81 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 83 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 84 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 94 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 98 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Jimmies Creek:
Budget Lodge, Laurens , 12 miles away
Sleep Inn Spartanburg, Spartanburg , 12 miles away
Super 8 Spartanburg/I-26 Exit 22, Spartanburg , 13 miles away
Comfort Suites Clinton, Clinton , 13 miles away
Quality Inn Clinton, Clinton , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Jimmies Creek:
Pine Ridge Campground, Roebuck, 7 miles away
Croft state Natural Area, Spartanburg, 9 miles away
Musgrove Mill state Historic Site, Clinton, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Jimmies Creek:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 67 miles away
Croft State Park, South Carolina , 10 miles away
Lake Greenwood State Park, South Carolina , 30 miles away
Paris Mountain State Park, South Carolina , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Jimmies Creek:
Musgrove Mill Golf Club, Clinton , 9 miles away
Carolina Country Club, Spartanburg , 9 miles away
The Creek Golf Club, Spartanburg , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Jimmies Creek
Twin Lakes, Spartanburg , 12 miles away
Silver Lake, Spartanburg , 16 miles away

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