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Washington whitewater, Tolt River

King county, Tolt River Road close to Carnation to Snoqualmie River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     5.7 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This section of Tolt River is 5.7 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II section of whitewater. 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 a large number
    of rivers in this state are not easy. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while have people coming from far and near. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The beautiful scenery of
Washington and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. This stretch is mid length, good for a one day paddling trip. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, 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 there are lots of good places for that  
around here. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the Tolt River Road close to Carnation to Snoqualmie River section is just one of them. The wild scenery of the Northern Cascade Range is great.

Briefly about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of people from Carnation here, and beaches are good and Alexander Beach is no exception. You'll beyond doubt wish for more hours in a day to enjoy all the cool stuff in the Northern Cascade Range. When you're here at Tolt River it's always fun to take a look at Lake Sammamish State Park. Tolt River gets a common amount of annual rainfall.

Tolt River, Tolt River Road close to Carnation to Snoqualmie River road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

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Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Tolt River.
 Whitewater Near Tolt River:
Tolt River, King County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 5.7 miles long (Tolt River Road close to Carnation to Snoqualmie River)
Snoqualmie River, King County, 6 miles away
      Class II+ - 1 miles long (Snoqualmie Falls to Plum's Landing)
Raging River, King County, 8 miles away
      Class III+ - 5 miles long (Preston to Fall City)
Tolt River - North Fork, King County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 7 miles long (Yellow Creek to South Fork Tolt)
Tolt River - South Fork, King County, 11 miles away
      Class V - 5.9 miles long (Bridge to confluence with North Fork Tolt)
Snoqualmie River - North Fork, King County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.5 miles long (Spur 10 Bridge to 428th St. Bridge)
Sultan River, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 2 miles long (Powerhouse to Fishing Access)
Snoqualmie River - Middle Fork, King County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 4.5 miles long (Tanner to North Bend)
Snoqualmie River - North Fork, King County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 6.3 miles long (Big Creek to Spur 10 Bridge)
Cedar River, King County, 15 miles away
      Class II - 15.5 miles long (Landsburg bridge to Maplewood Roadside Park)
 Ski Areas Near Tolt River:
Alpental, Washington , 33 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 34 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Stevens Pass, Washington , 40 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 10 lifts, 37 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 44 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Mt.Baker, Washington , 57 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 8 lifts, 38 runs
White Pass, Washington , 59 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
 Marinas Near Tolt River:
Kristalinskaia Marina, Bellevue , 18 miles away
 Beaches Near Tolt River:
Alexander Beach, King , 14 miles away
Rosemont Beach, King , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Tolt River:
Salish Lodge Spa, Snoqualmie , 6 miles away
Monroe Motel, Monroe , 11 miles away
Best Western Sky Valley Inn, Monroe , 11 miles away
GuestHouse Inn & Suites Monroe, Monroe , 11 miles away
Evergreen Inn And Suites, Monroe , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Tolt River:
Tolt River John Macdonald Park, Carnation, 4 miles away
Snoqualmie River Campgrounds, Fall City, 5 miles away
American Adventure, Fall City, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Tolt River:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 44 miles away
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, Sedro-Woolley - WA , 45 miles away
Lake Sammamish State Park, Washington , 13 miles away
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, Washington , 16 miles away
Wallace Falls State Park, Washington , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Tolt River:
Carnation Golf Course & Driving Range, Carnation , 5 miles away
Kat's At Carnation Golf Course, Carnation , 5 miles away
Twin Rivers Golf Course, Fall City , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Tolt River
Lake Dorothy, Snohomish , 6 miles away
Lake Alice, King , 6 miles away
Lake Fontal, Snohomish , 7 miles away

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