HEADWATERS AT SOUTH CANYON SPRING TO CONFLUENCE WITH THE COLORADO RIVER
STREAMFLOW: 218 CFS
Class III-V River Run
The Whitewater River Run in Arizona is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 1,000 and 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The river is rated as a class III to IV, with some sections of class V rapids. The segment mileage for the run is approximately 14 miles, starting at the South Canyon Spring headwaters and ending at the confluence with the Colorado River.
The Whitewater River Run features several challenging rapids and obstacles, such as the S-turn, the Wall, and the Meatgrinder. These rapids require experienced paddlers and careful navigation. It is recommended that paddlers wear appropriate safety gear, such as helmets and personal flotation devices.
There are specific regulations in place for the Whitewater River Run. Paddlers must obtain a permit from the Bureau of Land Management before embarking down the river. Additionally, there are restrictions on group size, camping locations, and fire use in the area.
Overall, the Whitewater River Run is a thrilling and challenging experience for experienced whitewater paddlers. It is important to follow all regulations and safety precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
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LITTLE COLORADO RIVER ABV MOUTH NR DESERT VIEW, AZ