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Real Adventure

Franklin county, Ohio whitewater outfitter

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The nature scenery of Ohio and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The starting location is a short drive from Columbus. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so you'd better keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. Getting your paddling muscles
    activated and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. There's camping available near Real Adventure. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are not so many other
good spots for that around here. Lodging is available near the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
There's delightful hiking along the Hawthorn Loop Trail, and if you're going to from Grove City, you won't be the only one. Hiking is a popular thing to do around Real Adventure; Sassafras Horse Trail is a fine local trail. Real Adventure is a good location
of common rainfall. July is the month that gets the most rain, and February is the month with the least moisture. Summertime highs at Real Adventure generally tend to be in the 80's. Summer nighttime lows dip down to the 60's. For the duration of the wintertime highs are frequently in the 30's; nighttime lows all through the wintertime for Real Adventure tend to be in the 10's.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Real Adventure.
 Whitewater Near Real Adventure:
Scioto River, -blank- County, 14 miles away
      Class IV - 1 miles long (O'Shaughnessy Dam)
Olentangy River, Delaware County, 19 miles away
      Class II - 4 miles long (Delaware Recycling Plant to Chapman Road pull-off)
Hocking River, Fairfield County, 23 miles away
      Class II-IV - 0.75 miles long (1/4 mile above Rock Mill Road to Mt Zion Road)
 Ski Areas Near Real Adventure:
Spicy Run Mountain, Ohio , 48 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 9 runs
Mad River Mountain, Ohio , 50 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 24 runs
Snow Trails, Ohio , 53 miles away, 300 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Clear Fork, Ohio , 54 miles away, 300 foot drop, 6 lifts, 10 runs
 Marinas Near Real Adventure:
Bradley Lake Marina, Hilliard , 16 miles away
Alum Creek Marina, Delaware , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Real Adventure:
Inn Towne Motel, Columbus , 1 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown, Columbus , 1 miles away
The Westin Columbus, Columbus , 1 miles away
DoubleTree Suites By Hilton Columbus Downtown, Columbus , 1 miles away
Sheraton Columbus Hotel At Capitol Square, Columbus , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Real Adventure:
Cross Creek Camping Resort, Columbus, 1 miles away
Franklin County Fairgrounds, Hilliard, 11 miles away
Alton RV Park, Galloway, 11 miles away
 Trails Near Real Adventure:
Hawthorn Loop Trail, Franklin , 14 miles away
Sassafras Horse Trail, Pickaway , 14 miles away
Five Oaks Trail, Pickaway , 15 miles away
Hargus Lake Trail, Pickaway , 19 miles away
Squawroot Nature Trail, Pickaway , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Real Adventure:
A.W. Marion State Park, Ohio , 19 miles away
Deer Creek State Park, Ohio , 20 miles away
Madison Lake State Park, Ohio , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Real Adventure:
Safari Golf Club, Columbus , 3 miles away
Phoenix Golf Links, Grove City , 3 miles away
Pinnacle Golf Club, Grove City , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Real Adventure
Hoover Reservoir, Franklin , 13 miles away
Hargus Lake, Pickaway , 19 miles away

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