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Wyoming whitewater, Bitch Creek

Teton county, Headwaters to state line section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Wyoming is often more difficult than elsewhere, so keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. This stretch has has enough mileage, suitable for an afternoon trip. The beautiful scenery of Teton County and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for
    more. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Jackson, as you can see on the road map further down. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might
end up sleeping in your car. The campgrounds here at Bitch Creek are pretty good. The Headwaters to state line stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
Grand Targhee has great slopes and a friendly staff; you can go for a hike on the Poacher Trail. Don't leave Bitch Creek without first going for a hike along the North Bitch Creek Trail. It is very dried up here at Bitch Creek
mostly. The month of January is the wettest with most of the snow while July is regularly the driest month. Through the warmest time of the year at Bitch Creek highs are generally in the 80's while overnight lows are mostly in the 40's. The winter brings highs down to the 20's; during the dark hours in the winter at Bitch Creek temperatures fall to the 0's.

Bitch Creek, Headwaters to state line 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 Bitch Creek.
 Whitewater Near Bitch Creek:
Bitch Creek, Teton/ Freemont County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 10 miles long (Coyote Meadows to Highway 32 Bridge)
Bitch Creek, Teton County, 2 miles away
      Class -blank- - 6 miles long (Headwaters to state line)
Falls River, Fremont County, 7 miles away
      Class III - 14 miles long (Cave Falls Campground WY to Concrete Bridge)
Robinson Creek, Fremont County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 21.9 miles long (Yellowstone National Park to Warm River)
Bitch Creek, Teton/ Fremont County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 13 miles long (Highway 32 Bridge Close to Wyoming line to Teton River)
Teton Creek, Teton County, 15 miles away
      Class -blank- - 10 miles long (Treasure Lake to ID-33)
Teton River, Teton/ Madison/ Fremont County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Highway 33 Bridge to Spring Hollow)
Falls River, Fremont County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Concrete Bridge to Kirkham Bridge)
Warm River, Fremont County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Twisted Draw to Warm River Campground)
Pine Creek, Bonneville County, 22 miles away
      Class II-III - 17.8 miles long (Headwaters to South Fork Snake River confluence)
 Ski Areas Near Bitch Creek:
Grand Targhee, Wyoming , 10 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 5 lifts, 74 runs
Jackson Hole, Wyoming , 23 miles away, 4139 foot drop, 11 lifts, 116 runs
Snow King, Wyoming , 31 miles away, 1571 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Kelly Canyon, Idaho , 46 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Big Sky, Montana , 70 miles away, 4350 foot drop, 17 lifts, 150 runs
Moonlight Basin, Montana , 72 miles away, 4166 foot drop, 7 lifts, 97 runs
Bridger Bowl, Montana , 92 miles away, 2600 foot drop, 8 lifts, 71 runs
 Hotels Near Bitch Creek:
Best Western Teton West, Driggs , 14 miles away
Morleys Acres Farm And Bed And, Driggs , 15 miles away
Super 8 Driggs, Driggs , 15 miles away
Pony Express Motel, Jackson , 19 miles away
Teton Springs Lodge And Spa, Victor , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bitch Creek:
Cave Falls Campground, Teton County, 7 miles away
Reunion Flat Group Area, Teton Village, 12 miles away
Reunion Flat, Teton Village, 12 miles away
 Trails Near Bitch Creek:
Poacher Trail, Teton , 3 miles away
North Bitch Creek Trail, Teton , 3 miles away
De Coster Trail, Teton , 6 miles away
DeCoster Trail, Teton , 6 miles away
Bear Canyon Trail, Teton , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Bitch Creek:
Grand Teton National Park, Moose - WY , 27 miles away
Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park - WY , 54 miles away
Targhee National Forest, Idaho , 28 miles away
Harriman State Park, Idaho , 35 miles away
Henrys Lake State Park, Idaho , 40 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Bitch Creek:
Targhee Village Golf Course, Alta , 12 miles away

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