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South Carolina whitewater, North Tyger River

Spartanburg county, Route 231 to Route 113 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II(III)     6 miles
  The scenic beauty of Spartanburg County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in South Carolina tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. The Route 231 to Route 113 stretch of North Tyger River in South Carolina is 6 miles long and is rated
    by American Whitewater as a class II(III) section. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. On this section you do get some distance, it's perfect
for a one day trip. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Route 231 to Route 113 section is one of them. There's camping available near North Tyger River. If you're coming from Spartanburg it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road map further down.

Briefly about the general
Nesbit Shoals is a beautiful spot to go to while you're at North Tyger River. This is a popular spot for people from Pauline, and a short visit to Harrison Shoals is always worthwhile. This river is so perfect. Croft State Park is both glorious and striking, and it's next to North Tyger River. A good deal of rainfall falls at North Tyger River. The month with most of the rain is March; November meanwhile is the driest month. All through the summer, highs ordinarily are in the 80's at North Tyger River. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 60's. Highs through the wintertime are usually in the 50's, and nighttime lows at North Tyger River throughout the wintertime mostly fall into the 20's.

North Tyger River, Route 231 to Route 113 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 North Tyger River.
 Whitewater Near North Tyger River:
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Route 231 to South Tyger River)
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 3 miles away
      Class II(III) - 6 miles long (Route 231 to Route 113)
Jimmies Creek, Spartanburg County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (I-26 to Tyger River)
Cedar Shoals Creek, Spartanburg County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.5 miles long (New Hope Church Road to Horseshoe Falls Road)
Warrior Creek, Laurens County, 9 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 0.5 miles long (South Carolina 49 to Enoree River)
Enoree River, Spartanburg/ Laurens border County, 9 miles away
      Class II+ - 6.5 miles long (South Carolina Route 49 to South Carolina Route 56)
Lawsons Fork Creek, Spartanburg County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 3.75 miles long (Glendale to Goldmine Road)
Pacolet, Spartanburg County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Clifton II to Lawson's Fork)
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 14 miles away
      Class -blank- - 4.5 miles long (Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417)
Middle Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 18 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Duncan to Startex)
 Ski Areas Near North Tyger River:
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 78 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 79 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 79 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 81 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 82 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 93 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 97 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 100 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
 Hotels Near North Tyger River:
Sleep Inn Spartanburg, Spartanburg , 10 miles away
Super 8 Spartanburg/I-26 Exit 22, Spartanburg , 10 miles away
Spartanburg Marriott, Spartanburg , 11 miles away
Comfort Suites At WestGate Mall, Spartanburg , 12 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Spartanburg-I-26-Westgate Mall, Spartanburg , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near North Tyger River:
Pine Ridge Campground, Roebuck, 5 miles away
Croft state Natural Area, Spartanburg, 8 miles away
Musgrove Mill state Historic Site, Clinton, 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near North Tyger River:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 65 miles away
Croft State Park, South Carolina , 9 miles away
Lake Greenwood State Park, South Carolina , 32 miles away
Paris Mountain State Park, South Carolina , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near North Tyger River:
Carolina Country Club, Spartanburg , 7 miles away
The Creek Golf Club, Spartanburg , 9 miles away
Musgrove Mill Golf Club, Clinton , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near North Tyger River
Twin Lakes, Spartanburg , 10 miles away
Silver Lake, Spartanburg , 14 miles away

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