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Washington whitewater, Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary

Whatcom county, Slate Creek to Granite Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     6.7 miles
  The scenic beauty of Washington and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. The put-in location is a short drive from Wenatchee, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The Slate Creek to Granite Creek section of Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary in Washington is 6.7 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class IV-V section. 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, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. On this section you do get some distance, it's good length for
a morning trip. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. The beautiful Northern Cascade Range scenery is an added bonus. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Washington are often tougher than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many runs in this state are not  
easy. The campgrounds here at Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary are pretty good.

Briefly about the general area:
The Mill Creek Trail offers hiking at its best, and Rowley Chasm is unquestionably a great place to check out. You truly must fancy the Northern Cascade Range. Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary is right by the Jack Mountain Trail. Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary is a rather wet place generally with much precipitation. November is the month that gets the most rain, and July is the month with the least moisture. During the days of summer highs here at Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary reach the 70's while night lows are mostly in the 50's.

Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary, Slate Creek to Granite Creek 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 Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary:
Granite Creek, Whatcom County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 5 miles long (Beebe Creek to Panther Creek)
Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary, Whatcom County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6.7 miles long (Slate Creek to Granite Creek)
Granite Creek, Skagit/whatcom County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4.6 miles long (Highway 20 to Beebe Creek)
Stehekin River, Chelan County, 16 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 10 miles long (Agnes Creek to Lake Chelan)
Methow River, Okanogan County, 21 miles away
      Class II(III) - 54 miles long (River Bend Campground to Carlton)
Stetattle Creek, Whatcom County, 23 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 4 miles long (Jay Creek to Gorge Lake)
Skagit River, Whatcom County, 29 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 8.9 miles long (Goodell Creek to Copper Creek)
Cascade River, Skagit County, 29 miles away
      Class II - 6 miles long (Mineral Park to Marble Creek Campground)
 Ski Areas Near Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary:
Mt.Baker, Washington , 56 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 56 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Echo Valley, Washington , 66 miles away, 900 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Washington , 67 miles away, 1240 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Alpental, Washington , 71 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 72 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Apex Mountain, British Columbia , 72 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 68 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 73 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 92 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
 Hotels Near Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary:
Freestone Inn, Mazama , 29 miles away
Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop , 43 miles away
Mt Gardner Inn, Winthrop , 49 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary:
Chancellor Campground, Whatcom County, 4 miles away
Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 2614.7 - Methow River, Stehekin, 9 miles away
Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 2620.2, Stehekin, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary:
Mill Creek Trail, Whatcom , 3 miles away,  29.4 hiking miles, 5463 feet elevation difference
Jack Mountain Trail, Whatcom , 9 miles away,  9.4 hiking miles, 4860 feet elevation difference
East Bank Trail, Whatcom , 11 miles away,  30 hiking miles, 1028 feet elevation difference
Panther Creek Trail, Whatcom , 13 miles away, 8.7 hiking miles, 2363 feet elevation difference
Park Creek Trail, Chelan , 13 miles away,  13 hiking miles, 4110 feet elevation difference
West Fork Methow Trail, Okanogan , 16 miles away,  14.4 hiking miles, 1890 feet elevation difference
Sourdough Lookout Trail, Whatcom , 16 miles away,  16.4 hiking miles, 5982 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Canyon Creek - Skagit Tributary:
Okanogan National Forest, Washington , 32 miles away

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