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South Carolina whitewater, Reedy River

Laurens county, Tumbling Shoals section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     0 miles
  The Tumbling Shoals section of Reedy River is 0 miles long and it is classified as a class II section by American Whitewater. The wonderful South Carolina scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Reedy River attract people from near and far. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Greenwood, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside
    South Carolina you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. This stretch is very short so you'd better be
prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of spots for that. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The campgrounds here at Reedy River are pretty good. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Tumbling Shoals section is one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
Put some time aside to spend at Tumbling Shoals if you're here at Reedy River. People from Ware Shoals love to come to Reedy River. Reedy River is a wet spot that gets a lot of rain. March is the month that gets the most rain; the driest of the months is November. For the duration of the summertime, highs generally are in the 80's at Reedy River. For the period of the dark hours of summer temperatures dip down into the 60's. Highs through the wintertime are frequently in the 50's with winter lows in the 20's overnight here at Reedy River.

Reedy River, Tumbling Shoals 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 Reedy River.
 Whitewater Near Reedy River:
Saluda River, Greenville/ Anderson/ Laurens County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 14 miles long (SR 247 to US25)
Reedy River, Greenville County, 14 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 2.6 miles long (Log Shoals Road to West Georgia Road)
Huff Creek, Greenville County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.9 miles long (Reedy Fork to Griffin Mill)
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 18 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Route 86 to Route 113)
Enoree River, Greenville/ Spartanburg County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (South Carolina Route 14 Pelham to South Carolina Route 296)
Warrior Creek, Laurens County, 22 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 0.5 miles long (South Carolina 49 to Enoree River)
Jimmies Creek, Spartanburg County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (I-26 to Tyger River)
Enoree River, Spartanburg/ Laurens border County, 23 miles away
      Class II+ - 6.5 miles long (South Carolina Route 49 to South Carolina Route 56)
Reedy River, Greenville County, 23 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 0.5 miles long (Reedy River Falls Historic Park)
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 23 miles away
      Class -blank- - 4.5 miles long (Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417)
 Ski Areas Near Reedy River:
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 81 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 83 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 85 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 85 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 96 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 97 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 99 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Reedy River:
Mc Gowan Marina, Waterloo , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Reedy River:
Comfort Suites Simpsonville, Simpsonville , 12 miles away
Hampton Inn Greenville-Simpsonville, Simpsonville , 12 miles away
Days Inn Simpsonville, Simpsonville , 12 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Greenville Simpsonville, Simpsonville , 12 miles away
Quality Inn Simpsonville, Simpsonville , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Reedy River:
Scuffle Town Usa RV Park, Simpsonville, 16 miles away
Springwood RV Park, Greenville, 18 miles away
Midway, Bradley, 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Reedy River:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 66 miles away
Lake Greenwood State Park, South Carolina , 26 miles away
Paris Mountain State Park, South Carolina , 27 miles away
Croft State Park, South Carolina , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Reedy River:
Ware Shoals Golf Course, Ware Shoals , 7 miles away
Sugarfoot Golf Course, Honea Path , 12 miles away
Cokesbury Hills Golf Club, Hodges , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Reedy River
Boyd Millpond, Laurens , 3 miles away
Legion Lake, Abbeville , 10 miles away
Assembly Acres Camp Lake, Greenville , 11 miles away

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