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Washington whitewater, Trout Creek

Skamania county, FR 43 to Wind River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     6.3 miles
  The wonderful Washington scenery and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. The FR 43 to Wind River section of Trout Creek in Skamania County is 6.3 miles long and has been rated as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Hood River, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The beauty of the Northern Cascade Range is a great plus for
    this river. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. 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 quite a few of the sections here are not easy. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. There's camping available  
near Trout Creek. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's perfect for a one day trip. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the FR 43 to Wind River section is one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
Not far from Trout Creek you can enjoy the trees of Wind River Experimental Forest; you can have a splendid hiking adventure along the Rock Creek Trail. If you want a splendid time in the great outdoors just come on up to the Northern Cascade Range. A visit to John B. Yeon State Park when you're here at Trout Creek is a perfect idea, and Trout Creek is a spot with many visitors from North Bonneville.

Trout Creek, FR 43 to Wind 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 Trout Creek.
 Whitewater Near Trout Creek:
Trout Creek, Skamania County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6.3 miles long (FR 43 to Wind River)
Wind River, Skamania County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.2 miles long (Mineral Springs to Stabler)
Wind River, Skamania County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6 miles long (Ranger Station Close to Stabler to High Bridge)
Wind River, Skamania County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 5 miles long (High Bridge to Columbia River)
Wind River, Skamania County, 6 miles away
      Class III+ - 3.4 miles long (Falls Creek to Mineral Springs Road)
Rock Creek - Columbia River Tributary, Klickitat County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.5 miles long (Steep Creek to Rayan-Allen Bridge)
Panther Creek, Skamania County, 8 miles away
      Class IV+ - 5 miles long (to confluence with Lower Wind River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Renegade River Rafters, Skamania County, 9 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Stebbins Creek, Skamania County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 3 miles long (to Washougal River)
Siouxon Creek, Clark County, 11 miles away
      Class III-V - 12 miles long (Calamity Creek to Yale Reservoir)
 Ski Areas Near Trout Creek:
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 29 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 29 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 32 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 32 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
White Pass, Washington , 57 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 64 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
Hoodoo, Oregon , 68 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington , 86 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 26 lifts, 96 runs
Alpental, Washington , 87 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 5 lifts, 19 runs
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon , 90 miles away, 3365 foot drop, 13 lifts, 71 runs
 Hotels Near Trout Creek:
Carson Hot Springs Resort, Carson River Valley , 8 miles away
Rodeway Inn Stevenson, Stevenson , 9 miles away
Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn, Cascade Locks , 9 miles away
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson , 12 miles away
Carson Ridge Private Luxury Ca, Carson River Valley , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Trout Creek:
Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 2185.0 - Trout Creek, Stevenson, 1 miles away
Beaver, Stevenson, 2 miles away
Little Soda Springs Campground, Skamania County, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Trout Creek:
Rock Creek Trail, Skamania , 2 miles away, 3.6 hiking miles, 1970 feet elevation difference
Soda Peaks Trail, Skamania , 3 miles away, 0.7 hiking miles, 942 feet elevation difference
Paradise Trail, Skamania , 6 miles away, 2.3 hiking miles, 1390 feet elevation difference
Observation Peak Trail, Skamania , 6 miles away,  12.4 hiking miles, 2662 feet elevation difference
Green Leaf Trail, Skamania , 6 miles away, 2.9 hiking miles, 727 feet elevation difference
Lava Butte Trail, Skamania , 8 miles away, 5 hiking miles, 1401 feet elevation difference
Huckleberry Trail, Skamania , 8 miles away, 4.4 hiking miles, 2309 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Trout Creek:
Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford - WA , 45 miles away
Beacon Rock State Park, Washington , 8 miles away
John B. Yeon State Park, Oregon , 10 miles away
Ainsworth State Park, Oregon , 11 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Trout Creek:
Beacon Rock Golf Course, North Bonneville , 8 miles away
Carson Mineral Hot Springs-Carson WA Golf Course, Stevenson , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Trout Creek
Kidney Lake, Skamania , 7 miles away
Little Ashes Lake, Skamania , 8 miles away
Placid Lake, Skamania , 16 miles away

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