Arizona Whitewater

WESTERN BOUNDARY OF GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA TO CONFLUENCE WITH WILLOW CREEK


STREAMFLOW: 11,300 CFS

Class III-V River Run

The Whitewater River Run is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts, located in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Arizona. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 300-800 cfs. The run is rated as class III-V, with segment mileage of approximately 14 miles. The river rapids and obstacles on this run include Hades, The Big Dipper, and The Room of Doom.

In order to ensure the safety of visitors, there are specific regulations in place for the Whitewater River Run. All visitors are required to have a permit, which can be obtained from the National Park Service. Additionally, visitors are required to follow all safety guidelines and to wear appropriate safety gear, including life jackets and helmets.

It is important to note that the Whitewater River Run can be dangerous, and visitors should be experienced and well-prepared before attempting this run. Visitors should also be aware of the potential risks associated with whitewater rafting, such as hypothermia, drowning, and injury from rocks or other obstacles in the river.

Overall, the Whitewater River Run is a challenging and exciting destination for experienced whitewater enthusiasts, offering a unique and thrilling experience in the beautiful Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get driving directions.
 WESTERN BOUNDARY OF GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA TO  CONFLUENCE WITH WILLOW CREEK
Last Updated 2023-12-06
River Levels 19400 cfs (10.56 ft)
Percent of Normal 89%
Reporting Streamgauge COLORADO RIVER AT LEES FERRY, AZ
Elevation 3,123 ft.
River Colorado-River
Watershed Escalante