Whitechuck - Bridge above Crystal Creek to Sauk River confluence

Whitechuck, Washington, US


Bridge above Crystal Creek to Sauk River confluence

Usual Difficulty IV (for normal flows)
Length 6 Miles
Avg. Gradient 103 fpm


Photo of Steve Exe by Tom O'Keefe taken 19JUL02

River Description

This can be paddled as a run by itself, but more typically the last few hundred yards are paddled as an alternate put-in for the Sauk River run that starts at Whitechuck.

For the full run, the take-out is in Whitechuck Campground at the launch site for the Sauk. The put-in can be reached by taking FR 23 up along the river to a bridge which serves as a put-in. The first mile and the last couple hundred yards at the Sauk confluence are the most challenging although logs can form significant hazards anywhere along the run.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2002-10-06 18:06:11

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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November 28 2017 (236 days ago)
tparsons92 (157168)
Ran this section in October 2017 after finding the access road to the North Fork Sauk closed. Great
little section with no portages due to wood. A couple logs to duck or bump over and some
possibility for wood, so it's good to stay alert.

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