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Rock Creek (Lewis drainage)    Dole Valley Road to E. Fork Lewis River™ ©
Class II-III+
3Miles

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Zip Code : 98604 General Area
Put In Longitude : -122.33809 Putin
Put In Latitude : 45.7756386
Take Out Longitude : -122.36769 Take Out
Take Out Latitude : 45.8147774
County : Clark Shuttle
   Gauge Information (Professor Paddle updated levels from EAST FORK LEWIS RIVER NEAR HE at 12/13/2017 6:59:06 AM)
Gauge Forecast Height Current Flow Authority Physical Update
EAST FORK LEWIS RIVER NEAR HE n/a 12.05  422   USGS - NWIS 12-13-2017 06:00:00
Minimum Recomended Level:  1500      Maximum Recomended Level:  3000  

  Putin Details

From Moulton Falls park head east on Lucia Falls road and soon turn right on Sunset Falls run. In a couple miles turn right on Dole Valley road, which immediately crosses the EF Lewis. Continue a few miles on Dole until the road reaches a bridge crossing Rock Creek. Put in here.


  Takeout Details

Continue down the EF Lewis (http://professorpaddle.com/rivers/riverdetails.asp?riverid=487) and take out above Moulton Falls... or run it if you're feeling ballsy. Just be sure to scout your takeout ahead of time so you don't run it by accident.



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 Lots of wood on the entire run! Be very cautios if doing this run. We portaged and dodged a lot and eventually had to walk off. Almost Epic (in a bad way!) - Posted by: Jeff on 1/5/2009 5:58:00 PM -  [Remove Alert]

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  Other Issues

There's no gauge on Rock Creek, so you'll want to get a visual on the creek at the put-in.


  Fun Facts

This creek is usually followed by a run down the EF Lewis at Moulton Falls.
http://professorpaddle.com/rivers/riverdetails.asp?riverid=487


   Run Description

This run starts off pretty flat. It's narrow, shallow and has overhanging tree branches and at times has wood problems. Sound fun? Well it gets better. A mile or two into the run after a major tributary comes in, rapids start to appear and the first good drop is a nice 7 foot ledge. After the ledge the creek is fun, continuous class 3 to 3+ all the way to the confluence with the EF Lewis... Which will be big if you have enough water to float Rock Creek.



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