ACA WWOC Slalom Site Description - The Clear Creek Whitewater Course

The 1999 ACA Open Canoe Slalom National Championships will be held Sat. July 10 through Mon. July 12 on the newly constructed Clear Creek Whitewater Park in Golden, Colorado.

The race will feature slalom as well as combined slalom/downriver events.The Clear Creek Whitewater Park has a difficulty level of Class II to lower Class III, with no large or hazardous drops.
Outstanding features of the park include a small lake to practice on, a trail bordering the entire course with easy access to the water throughout, large spectator seating area, convenient parking next to the course, a children's playground, and a recreation center with indoor pool.
Camping is available in a mountain location 20 minutes away, and motels in Golden are within walking distance.
Clear Creek Whitewater Course Map

The course is only an hour away from Denver International Airport and only 2 to 3 hours away from many of Colorado's excellent whitewater rivers-including the site of the 1999 ACA Open Canoe Downriver Nationals, an event which will take place on the following weekend.

Come race at the foot of the Rockies--and afterwards take in the Downriver Nationals, or simply go off and explore Colorado's many whitewater rivers.

Photos by Cathy Whittern are from the Clear Creek Whitewater Park Dedication ceremony

For more information contact Bob Stecker

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