THE BASE OF THE REDWALL TO CONFLUENCE WITH BRIGHT ANGEL CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 218 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run from the Base of the Redwall to the Confluence with Bright Angel Creek in Arizona is a popular destination for kayakers and rafters. The ideal streamflow range for this section of the river is between 2,000 and 10,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The class rating for this stretch of the river is between III and IV, making it suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers.
The segment mileage for the Whitewater River Run is approximately 12 miles. The river rapids and obstacles include Horn Creek Rapid, Granite Narrows, and Hance Rapid. These rapids range in difficulty from Class III to Class IV, with Hance Rapid being the most challenging.
There are specific regulations for this area, including a mandatory permit system. All visitors must obtain a permit from the National Park Service to access this section of the river. Additionally, the use of motorized watercraft is prohibited, and all visitors must follow Leave No Trace principles to minimize their impact on the environment.
Overall, the Whitewater River Run is a thrilling and scenic adventure for experienced paddlers. It is important to check the current streamflow conditions and obtain the necessary permits before embarking on this journey.
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LITTLE COLORADO RIVER ABV MOUTH NR DESERT VIEW, AZ