FIRST MAJOR NORTH ARM OF LAVA CREEK AT THE BASE OF CHIAVRIA POINT TO CONFLUENCE WITH THE COLORADO RIVER
STREAMFLOW: 218 CFS
Class III River Run
The Whitewater River Run, located in Arizona, is a popular destination for kayakers and rafters. The ideal streamflow range for this river is between 2,500 and 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The river is rated as a Class III to IV rapids, offering an exciting experience for experienced kayakers and rafters.
The segment mileage of the Whitewater River Run is approximately 10 miles, starting at the first major north arm of Lava Creek at the base of Chiavria Point and ending at the confluence with the Colorado River. This stretch of river includes several challenging rapids, including "Pinball" and "Wall Slammer."
Obstacles in the river include large rocks and boulders, creating challenging rapids and eddies. It is important to wear proper safety gear, including a helmet and life jacket, and to be aware of potential hazards in the water.
Specific regulations for the area include obtaining a permit before launching a watercraft, as well as adhering to strict guidelines for human waste disposal. Additionally, motorized watercraft are not allowed on the Whitewater River Run, ensuring a peaceful and natural experience for visitors.
Overall, the Whitewater River Run offers a thrilling and challenging adventure for experienced kayakers and rafters. It is important to follow regulations and take necessary safety precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
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LITTLE COLORADO RIVER ABV MOUTH NR DESERT VIEW, AZ