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Washington whitewater, Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork

King county, Tanner to North Bend section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     4.5 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are not easy. The nature scenery of King County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places.
    This stretch of Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork is 4.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II section. On this section you do get some distance, suitable for an afternoon trip. The Tanner
to North Bend stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. The starting location is a short drive from Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while will make you glad you came. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The Northern Cascade Range scenery is wonderful. There aren’t any hotels right nearby  
but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
A trip to Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork wouldn’t be complete without a journey to close by Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, and there are plenty of folks from North Bend here. All the outdoors amusing stuff in the Northern Cascade Range will keep you coming back time and again. Don't leave Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork without popping by Olallie State Park, and hiking is a popular thing to do around Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork; Mount Defiance Trail is a good local trail.

Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, Tanner to North Bend 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 Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork.
 Whitewater Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 1 miles away
      Class II - 4.5 miles long (Tanner to North Bend)
Snoqualmie River - South Fork, King County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 5 miles long (Twin Falls State Park to 436 st Bridge)
Snoqualmie River - North Fork, King County, 5 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.5 miles long (Spur 10 Bridge to 428th St. Bridge)
Snoqualmie River, King County, 6 miles away
      Class II+ - 1 miles long (Snoqualmie Falls to Plum's Landing)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7 miles long (Concrete bridge to Tanner)
Snoqualmie River - North Fork, King County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 6.3 miles long (Big Creek to Spur 10 Bridge)
Tolt River - South Fork, King County, 9 miles away
      Class V - 5.9 miles long (Bridge to confluence with North Fork Tolt)
Tolt River - North Fork, King County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 7 miles long (Yellow Creek to South Fork Tolt)
Tolt River, King County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 5.7 miles long (Tolt River Road close to Carnation to Snoqualmie River)
Green River, King County, 11 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 3.5 miles long (Headworks to Kanaskat-Palmer State Park)
 Ski Areas Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Alpental, Washington , 23 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 24 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 33 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 33 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
White Pass, Washington , 47 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 64 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
Mission Ridge, Washington , 94 miles away, 2250 foot drop, 6 lifts, 36 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 98 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Salish Lodge Spa, Snoqualmie , 6 miles away
Lindas By The Lake, Maple Valley , 20 miles away
SpringHill Suites Seattle Issaquah, Issaquah , 21 miles away
Holiday Inn SEATTLE-ISSAQUAH, Issaquah , 21 miles away
GuestHouse Inn Enumclaw, Lincoln , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Tinkham - Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests, Mountlake Terrace, 1 miles away
Nor'west Motel and RV Park, North Bend, 2 miles away
Leisure Time Resorts-america, Snoqualmie, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Mount Defiance Trail, King , 14 miles away,  13.2 hiking miles, 1672 feet elevation difference
Christoff Trail, King , 17 miles away,  3.8 hiking miles, 2615 feet elevation difference
Pratt Lake Trail, King , 18 miles away,  8 hiking miles, 2378 feet elevation difference
Lester Trail, King , 20 miles away,  6.6 hiking miles, 3791 feet elevation difference
Divide Trail, King , 20 miles away, 9.7 hiking miles, 3406 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 39 miles away
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 56 miles away
Olallie State Park, Washington , 8 miles away
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, Washington , 13 miles away
Federation Forest State Park, Washington , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork:
Cascade Golf Course, North Bend , 1 miles away
MT SI Golf Course & Driving Range, Snoqualmie , 3 miles away
Twin Rivers Golf Course, Fall City , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork
Rattlesnake Lake, King , 3 miles away
Boyle Lake, King , 5 miles away
Lake Alice, King , 9 miles away

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