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Wyoming whitewater, Tongue River

Sheridan county, Tongue Canyon trailhead to Dayton section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  The Tongue Canyon trailhead to Dayton stretch of Tongue River in Sheridan County is -blank- miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III+(IV) section. The put-in location is a short drive from Sheridan. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The beautiful scenery of Sheridan County and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. The Tongue Canyon trailhead to Dayton stretch
    is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting
or kayaking, either way in this general area you won't find many other paddling rivers. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so don't forget that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving.

Briefly about the general area:
At Tongue River you always meet someone from Dayton; the slopes of Antelope Butte are so inviting nobody can resist. If the weather is good here
at Tongue River, you can go for a hike along the Roosevelt Trail; Currant Draw is also a great place to discover. A river like this is too good to miss. The Wolf Creek Trail is a glorious hiking trail right next door to Tongue River. Summertime highs at Tongue River ordinarily tend to be in the 80's, and through the night it cools down to the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are in the 30's, and winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Tongue River. At Tongue River you donít see much rain. The month with most of the rain is May while February is frequently the driest month.


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These outdoors activities are available near Tongue River.
 Whitewater Near Tongue River:
Tongue River, Sheridan County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.34 miles long (Sheep Creek to Tongue Canyon trailhead)
Shell Creek, Big Horn County, 25 miles away
      Class II-V - 11 miles long (Cabin Creek to Forest Service boundary)
Paintrock Creek, -blank- County, 28 miles away
      Class V+ - 12 miles long (North Fork to Valley floor)
 Ski Areas Near Tongue River:
Antelope Butte, Wyoming , 4 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 3 lifts, 18 runs
Big Horn, Wyoming , 35 miles away, 800 foot drop, 3 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Tongue River:
Super 8 Sheridan, Sheridan , 21 miles away
Trails End Motel Sheridan, Sheridan , 21 miles away
Trails End Motel, Sheridan , 21 miles away
Rodeway Inn & Suites Sheridan, Sheridan , 21 miles away
Alamo Motel, Sheridan , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Tongue River:
Foothills Motel and Campground, Dayton, 0 miles away
Tongue River Campground, Sheridan County, 4 miles away
Tongue River, Dayton, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Tongue River:
Roosevelt Trail, Sheridan , 7 miles away
Wolf Creek Trail, Sheridan , 9 miles away
Game Creek Trail, Sheridan , 12 miles away
Bear Gulch Trail, Sheridan , 14 miles away
Tepee Trail, Sheridan , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Tongue River:
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency - MT , 41 miles away
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Fort Smith - MT , 44 miles away
Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming , 18 miles away
Rosebud Battlefield State Park, Montana , 28 miles away
Tongue River Reservoir State Park, Montana , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Tongue River:
Kendrick Municipal Golf Course, Sheridan , 17 miles away
Sheridan Country Club, Sheridan , 19 miles away
Powder Horn Golf Club, Sheridan , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Tongue River
Stull Lakes, Sheridan , 15 miles away
Adelaide Lake, Big Horn , 20 miles away

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