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
Mostly class II but with a short technical section.
lat/long approximated by Tiger map server
for additional information see
A comprehensive guide to 75 river runs on Washington's beautiful Olympic Peninsula.
Check the USGS Queets gauge.
Christmas Creek is a tributary of the
Clearwater which is a major tributary to
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
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