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Difficulty II+(IV)
Length 4 Miles
Gauge N/A
Flow Range
Reach Info Last Updated 03/08/2001 11:09 am

River Description

SEASON: Winter rain storms.

ACCESS: At mile 147.0 on Highway 101 take Clearwater Road east as it heads upstream. The bridge where this road crosses Christmas Creek is the take-out. To reach the put-in back track to C 2400 which parrallels the creek on river right. Follow it up to a bridge across the creek.


Mostly class II but with a short technical section.

lat/long approximated by Tiger map server

for additional information see

  • Korb, G. 1997. A paddlers guide to the Olympic Peninsula. third edition.
  • local expert: Gary Korb & Carol Volk, 4930 Geiger Road, Port Orchard, WA 98366, 206-876-6780

Rapid Descriptions


No Gage

Gage Descriptions

Check the USGS Queets gauge. Christmas Creek is a tributary of the Clearwater which is a major tributary to the Queets.

Directions Description

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