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Washington whitewater, Entiat River

Chelan county, Ardenvoir to Columbia River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II+     14.5 miles
  The scenic beauty of Chelan County and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. The average Washington whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. The put-in is not too far from Wenatchee, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. This is not the only paddling section
    in this river system, there are others too. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip, so why not pack your camp stove
too. This section of Entiat River in Washington is 14.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II+ section. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
A good
location to check out close to Entiat River is Byers Canyon; the Devils Backbone Trailbike Loop Trail is a delightful hiking trail nearby. Lincoln Rock State Park is a perfect site to stop by on a wonderful day, and during your visit here you'll meet some people from Entiat for sure. At this river you will always have a good time. A visit to Minneapolis Beach close to Entiat River is always a magnificent idea, and dropping by Daroga State Park is a good thing to do. Byers Canyon Spring Number 1 is always fun to check out. Summertime at Entiat River comes with high temperatures in the 80's while night lows are generally in the 40's.

Entiat River, Ardenvoir to Columbia 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 Entiat River.
 Whitewater Near Entiat River:
Entiat River, Chelan County, 5 miles away
      Class II+ - 14.5 miles long (Ardenvoir to Columbia River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Blue SKY Outfitters, Chelan County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Entiat River, Chelan County, 18 miles away
      Class IV+ - 3 miles long (Lake Creek Campground to National Forest boundary)
Entiat River, Chelan County, 21 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 2.5 miles long (FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead)
Chelan River, Chelan County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (Lake Chelan to Columbia River)
Wenatchee River, Chelan County, 21 miles away
      Class III - 18.6 miles long (Leavenworth to Monitor)
Whitewater Outfitter - Tube Leavenworth, Chelan County, 24 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Methow River, Okanogan County, 26 miles away
      Class III - 16.2 miles long (McFarland Creek access to Pateros)
Peshastin Creek, Chelan County, 27 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8.5 miles long (Highway 97 culvert to Wenatchee River)
Methow River, Okanogan County, 28 miles away
      Class II - 9.5 miles long (Carlton to McFarland Creek access)
 Ski Areas Near Entiat River:
Echo Valley, Washington , 20 miles away, 900 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 21 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Washington , 41 miles away, 1240 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 69 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 78 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Alpental, Washington , 79 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Apex Mountain, British Columbia , 83 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 68 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 89 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
White Pass, Washington , 90 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mount Baldy, British Columbia , 99 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 20 runs
 Beaches Near Entiat River:
Minneapolis Beach, Chelan , 14 miles away
 Hotels Near Entiat River:
Comfort Suites Wenatchee, Wenatchee , 12 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Wenatchee, Wenatchee , 12 miles away
Holiday Inn Express WENATCHEE, Wenatchee , 12 miles away
SpringHill Suites Wenatchee, Wenatchee , 13 miles away
Super 8 Wenatchee, Wenatchee , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Entiat River:
Prairie Spring Campground, Chelan County, 6 miles away
Entiat City Park, Entiat, 6 miles away
Daroga State Park, Entiat, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Entiat River:
Devils Backbone Trailbike Loop Trail, Chelan , 11 miles away,  14.6 hiking miles, 5475 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Entiat River:
Daroga State Park, Washington , 7 miles away
Lincoln Rock State Park, Washington , 8 miles away
Lake Chelan State Park, Washington , 11 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Entiat River:
Cj's Desert Oasis, Orondo , 8 miles away
Wenatchee Golf And Country Club, East Wenatchee , 13 miles away
Highlander Golf Club, East Wenatchee , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Entiat River
Lake Entiat, Douglas , 8 miles away

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