Oklahoma steep creekin'? No we're not kidding! Also check out nearby Clear Creek.
Steep fast boulder drops, slides and slots. Watch for undercuts and wood.
At low to medium water level the creek is mainly III-IV, higher water levels and/or wood will increase the difficulty.
Land in the area, including all of the watershed and access to the put-in is owned by timber companies with some private inholdings. The timber company owners are not receptive to unauthorized visits to their property and has threatened to tow unauthorized vehicles. Closed gates are often encountered on roads which access the put-in area.
Pine Creek should run for a couple days after Clear runs. Camping is available at Clayton Lake State Park.
Look for 2+ inches of rain on the Sardis Lake and Clayton Rain Gauges available on the Corps of Engineers Webpage.
Visually check the Hwy bridge. Water should be flowing good
Watershed is small, so you need to get on the creek within 12 hours of the rainfall.
Permits are not required for this reach.
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