Deception Creek - Fisher Creek to Tye River

Deception Creek, Washington, US


Fisher Creek to Tye River

Usual Difficulty V+ (for normal flows)
Length 6.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 230 fpm

River Description

Extreme steep creek that flows through the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Submit a comment if you have a good photo, wish to contribute a run description, or would like to take over as Streamkeeper.



for additional information see:

  • Mike Lawson's description in: Bennett, J. and T. Bennett. 1997. A guide to the whitewater rivers of Washington, second edition. Swiftwater Publishing. Portland, OR.
  • Video footage in: Twitch 2000, Videolink, P.O. Box 122, Leavenworth, WA 98826.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-03-12 02:02:39


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