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South Carolina whitewater, South Tyger River

Spartanburg county, Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Spartanburg, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The average South Carolina whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds
    nearby. The wonderful South Carolina scenery and the water flowing gracefully down South Tyger River will make you feel great. The Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417 stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in
this river system. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. This stretch has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while will make you glad you came.

Briefly about the general area:
A tour to Berry Shoals will fill your spirit with pleasant feelings, and you'll almost certainly meet some
folks from Reidville here. Summertime at South Tyger River comes with high temperatures in the 80's. Once the sun is down it sinks down to the 60's. The winter comes with highs in the 50's while the cold winter nights at South Tyger River are in the 20's. The high level of precipitation makes South Tyger River a pretty wet spot. The wettest month of the year is typically March, that's the one that rains the most; April is the month with the least moisture.

South Tyger River, Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417 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 South Tyger River.
 Whitewater Near South Tyger River:
South Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 2 miles away
      Class -blank- - 4.5 miles long (Berrys Mill Pond to South Carolina Route 417)
Middle Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Duncan to Startex)
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 10 miles away
      Class II(III) - 6 miles long (Route 231 to Route 113)
North Tyger River, Spartanburg County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 3 miles long (Route 231 to South Tyger River)
Enoree River, Greenville/ Spartanburg County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (South Carolina Route 14 Pelham to South Carolina Route 296)
Jimmies Creek, Spartanburg County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 6 miles long (I-26 to Tyger River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Appalachian Rivers Raft, Greenville County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Reedy River, Greenville County, 18 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 2.6 miles long (Log Shoals Road to West Georgia Road)
Warrior Creek, Laurens County, 19 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 0.5 miles long (South Carolina 49 to Enoree River)
Lawsons Fork Creek, Spartanburg County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 3.75 miles long (Glendale to Goldmine Road)
 Ski Areas Near South Tyger River:
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 68 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 73 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 74 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 77 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 80 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 80 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 85 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 88 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
 Hotels Near South Tyger River:
Baymont Inn & Suites Duncan/Spartanburg, Duncan , 3 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Duncan/Spartanburg, Duncan , 3 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Greenville-Spartanburg I-85, Duncan , 3 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG(DUNCAN), Duncan , 3 miles away
Quality Inn Duncan Spartanburg West, Duncan , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near South Tyger River:
Cunningham RV Park, Spartanburg, 7 miles away
Creekside RV Park, Greer, 9 miles away
Pine Ridge Campground, Roebuck, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near South Tyger River:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 53 miles away
Croft State Park, South Carolina , 17 miles away
Paris Mountain State Park, South Carolina , 22 miles away
Jones Gap State Park, South Carolina , 34 miles away
 Golf Courses Near South Tyger River:
River Falls Plantation, Duncan , 1 miles away
Taylormade Addidas Golf, Duncan , 3 miles away
Willow Creek Golf Club, Greer , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near South Tyger River
Silver Lake, Spartanburg , 2 miles away
Twin Lakes, Spartanburg , 4 miles away
Lyman Lake, Spartanburg , 10 miles away

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