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Goodell Creek to Copper Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Skagit River

Goodell Creek to Copper Creek Info
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Put In:  Goodell Creek Campground
Take Out:  Copper Creek
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  15 ft/mi
Run Length:  9 miles
Flow Information (phone):  206-526-8530; Skagit River near Newhalem.
Good Level:  1,200 - 8,000 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Permit:  Self-isued permits available at the put-in.
Hazards:  Possible log hazards, cold water.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  All public
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Camping at Goodell Creek Campground.
Location:  In the Pacific Region (WA), 120 miles Northeast of Seattle
Shuttle Logistics:  Take-Out: Washington Highway 20 follows alongside the Skagit River. From the town of Marblemount, drive east on Washington Highway 20 for about 6 miles to a short dirt road and turn right. Follow this road to the parking area near the river.

Put-In: Continue driving east from the take-out on Highway 20 for about 9 miles to Goodell Creek Campground just west of the town of Newhalem.

Towns near Goodell Creek to Copper Creek Kayaking

Everett Washington
Marblemount Washington
Tacoma Washington

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