Class I Whitewater River, IN/OH

Whitewater River (Randolph County to Ohio State Line)

The Whitewater River may have been misnamed because there is really no true white water on the river. However, there are many rapids due to the steep gradient present. In fact, the Whitewater is said to be the swiftest river in the state as it falls an average of six feet per mile. It rises in southern Randolph and Wayne Counties and flows in two main branches which are scarcely 10 miles apart as they flow southward before joining at Brookville. From here the Whitewater flows southeasterly into Ohio where it eventually joins the Miami River, a tributary of the Ohio River. (Indiana DNR Canoeing Guide)

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 121.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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