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Washington whitewater, Spokane River

Spokane county, Dead Dog Park and Play section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II(III)     0 miles
  The scenic beauty of Spokane County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The starting location is a short drive from Coeur d'Alene, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Dead Dog Park
    and Play stretch is just one of many. There are some good hotels near the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting
or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good places. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This stretch is very short so no need to bring snacks. This section of Spokane River in Washington is 0 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II(III) section of whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
While you're here at Spokane River you will meet lots of folks from nearby Newman
Lake. A spree to Mount Spokane State Park when you're here at Spokane River is never a bad idea; magnificent skiing awaits you at Mt. Spokane. This river has so much to offer. Throughout the warmest time of the year here at Spokane River, high temperatures generally reach the 80's, and through the night it cools down to the 40's. The winter brings highs down to the 30's, and after the sun is down throughout the winter temperatures at Spokane River descend into the 10's. A common amount of precipitation falls here at Spokane River. For the period of December this area sees the most snow while July is mostly the driest month.

Spokane River, Dead Dog Park and Play 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 Spokane River.
 Whitewater Near Spokane River:
Spokane River, Spokane County, 5 miles away
      Class II - 5.5 miles long (Harvard Park to Mirabeau Park)
Spokane River, Kootenai County, 7 miles away
      Class III+ - -blank- miles long (Post Falls Dam to State Line)
Rock Creek - Latah Creek Tributary, Spokane County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 13.5 miles long (Rockford to Hangman Creek)
Hangman Creek, Spokane/Whitman County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 10 miles long (Upper)
Hangman Creek, Spokane County, 25 miles away
      Class II+ - 7.5 miles long (Lower)
Whitewater Outfitter - Flow Adventures, Spokane County, 27 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Spokane River, Spokane County, 28 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6.5 miles long (T.Highway Menach Bridge in Spokane to Plese Flats)
 Ski Areas Near Spokane River:
Mt. Spokane, Washington , 11 miles away, 2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 44 runs
Schweitzer, Idaho , 43 miles away, 2400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 59 runs
49 Degrees North, Washington , 46 miles away, 1851 foot drop, 6 lifts, 68 runs
Silver Mountain, Idaho , 63 miles away, 2200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 73 runs
Whitewater, British Columbia , 81 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 43 runs
Red Mountain, British Columbia , 85 miles away, 2919 foot drop, 6 lifts, 87 runs
Bluewood, Washington , 94 miles away, 1125 foot drop, 3 lifts, 23 runs
Lookout Pass, Idaho , 94 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
 Marinas Near Spokane River:
Red Lion Templins Hotel, Post Falls , 7 miles away
Black Rock Marina, Coeur D Alene , 13 miles away
Rockford Bay Store and Marina, Coeur D Alene , 14 miles away
Murphy's Landing, Coeur D Alene , 16 miles away
The Tobler Marina, Hayden , 18 miles away
 Beaches Near Spokane River:
Sanders Beach, Kootenai , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Spokane River:
Sleep Inn Post Falls, Post Falls , 3 miles away
Silver Stone Inn And Suites, Post Falls , 3 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Liberty Lake - Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake , 4 miles away
Best Western Plus Liberty Lake Inn, Liberty Lake , 5 miles away
Red Lion Templins Hotel On The, Post Falls , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Spokane River:
Liberty Lake Regional Park, Liberty Lake, 3 miles away
Suntree RV Park, Post Falls, 3 miles away
Maranatha Park, Post Falls, 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Spokane River:
Mount Spokane State Park, Washington , 14 miles away
Heyburn State Park, Idaho , 26 miles away
Mary Minerva McCroskey State Park, Idaho , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Spokane River:
Meadow Wood Golf Course, Liberty Lake , 3 miles away
Liberty Lake Golf Course, Liberty Lake , 3 miles away
Trailhead Golf Course, Liberty Lake , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Spokane River
Liberty Lake, Spokane , 3 miles away
Hauser Lake, Kootenai , 4 miles away
Coeur d'Alene Lake, Kootenai , 6 miles away

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