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Alaska Whitewater

Anchorage county, Alaska whitewater outfitter

  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Alaska tend to be more challenging than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. There are many good hotels to choose from, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. The put-in location is a short drive from Anchorage. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. You can
    pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of spots for that.

Briefly about the general area:
A journey to Katmai National
Park & Preserve is worthwhile; you'll meet a lot of people from Anchorage here. Alaska Whitewater is right by the Bull Rock Trail, and gorgeous scenery and glorious skiing is what you obtain at Hilltop. This river is so wonderful. On a wonderful day you can check out Patricks Beach (not official) near Alaska Whitewater. The warmest time of the year brings highs in the 60's to Alaska Whitewater, and the overnight is a bit cooler of course,  
frequently in the 50's. For the period of the winter highs are in the 10's; after the sun is down during the winter temperatures at Alaska Whitewater drop into the 0's. Alaska Whitewater gets very little rain. All through September this area sees the most rain, and April is the month with the least moisture.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Alaska Whitewater.
 Whitewater Near Alaska Whitewater:
Campbell Creek, Anchorage Borough, 7 miles away
      Class V - 2.5 miles long (Powerline pass to Hilltop Ski area)
Whitewater Outfitter - Alaska Downstream, Anchorage Borough, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Alpacka Rafts, Anchorage Borough, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Ship Creek, Anchorage Borough, 11 miles away
      Class IV - 4 miles long (Artic Vally Road to bridge)
Eagle River, Anchorage Borough, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Military Stretch)
Eagle River, Anchorage Borough, 13 miles away
      Class II(III) - 1.5 miles long (Bridge to Bridge)
Willow Creek, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 19 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.75 miles long (Close to Hatcher Pass to lower Willow Creek)
Willow Creek, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 20 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Guardrail to Shirleytown)
Kenai River, Kenai Peninsula Borough, 24 miles away
      Class II-III - 18 miles long (Kenai Lake to Skilak Lake)
Bird Creek, -blank- Borough, 24 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (5 miles upstream to Turnagain Arm)
 Ski Areas Near Alaska Whitewater:
Hilltop, Alaska , 2 miles away, 294 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Alpenglow At Arctic Valley, Alaska , 5 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Alyeska, Alaska , 44 miles away, 2500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 68 runs
 Marinas Near Alaska Whitewater:
Big Lake Powersports & Marine, Big Lake , 13 miles away
Burkeshore Marina, Big Lake , 13 miles away
South Port Marina, Big Lake , 18 miles away
 Beaches Near Alaska Whitewater:
Patricks Beach (not official), Anchorage , 6 miles away
 Hotels Near Alaska Whitewater:
SpringHill Suites Anchorage University Lake, Anchorage , 4 miles away
Aptel Studio Hotel, Anchorage , 5 miles away
Alaskan European B And B, Anchorage , 8 miles away
Residence Inn Anchorage Midtown, Anchorage , 8 miles away
Best Western Golden Lion Hotel, Anchorage , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Alaska Whitewater:
Centennial and Lions Campground, Anchorage, 2 miles away
Golden Nugget Camper Park, Anchorage, 4 miles away
John's RV Park and Motel, Anchorage, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Alaska Whitewater:
Bull Rock Trail, Kenai Peninsula , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Alaska Whitewater:
Katmai National Park & Preserve, King Salmon - AK , 5 miles away
Denali National Park & Preserve, Denali Park - AK , 34 miles away
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, Alaska , 28 miles away
Chugach State Park, Alaska , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Alaska Whitewater:
Russian Jack Springs, Anchorage , 3 miles away
Anchorage Golf Course, Anchorage , 6 miles away
Tanglewood Lakes Golf Club, Anchorage , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Alaska Whitewater
Lake Hideaway, Anchorage , 3 miles away
Goose Lake, Anchorage , 5 miles away
Campbell Lake, Anchorage , 14 miles away

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