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Willow Creek Rafting

Matanuska Susitna county, Alaska whitewater outfitter

  The scenic beauty of Matanuska Susitna Borough and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. The put-in location is a short drive from Anchorage. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're
    willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this is an area with not
too many other rivers for that. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area is a scenic place any time of year; Denali National Park & Preserve is a splendid site nearby. The annual rain here at Willow Creek Rafting is about average. August is the month that gets the most rain, and January is when it's the
driest. For the period of the summertime, highs frequently are in the 60's at Willow Creek Rafting. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures drop down into the 40's. High temperatures during the wintertime are normally in the 10's; overnight lows in the 0's for Willow Creek Rafting.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Willow Creek Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Willow Creek Rafting:
Whitewater Outfitter - Denali View B & B, Matanuska Susitna Borough, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Willow Creek, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Guardrail to Shirleytown)
Willow Creek, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 28 miles away
      Class V+ - 6.75 miles long (Close to Hatcher Pass to lower Willow Creek)
Whitewater Outfitter - Alaska Downstream, Anchorage Borough, 28 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Willow Creek Rafting:
Hilltop, Alaska , 35 miles away, 294 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Alpenglow At Arctic Valley, Alaska , 36 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Alyeska, Alaska , 73 miles away, 2500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 68 runs
 Marinas Near Willow Creek Rafting:
South Port Marina, Big Lake , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Willow Creek Rafting:
Meandering Moose Lodging, Talkeetna , 12 miles away
Copper Whale Inn, Anchorage , 27 miles away
Clarion Suites Downtown, Anchorage , 27 miles away
The Voyager Inn, Anchorage , 27 miles away
Fireweed Manor Bed And Breakfa, Anchorage , 27 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Willow Creek Rafting:
Mat-Su Valley RV Park and Campground, Willow, 2 miles away
Willow Creek Resort, Willow, 7 miles away
Ron's Riverboat Service RV Park, Willow, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Willow Creek Rafting:
Denali National Park & Preserve, Denali Park - AK , 13 miles away
Katmai National Park & Preserve, King Salmon - AK , 30 miles away
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, Alaska , 10 miles away
Denali State Park, Alaska , 25 miles away

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