CROSSING OF FOREST ROAD 96 TO COCONINO NATIONAL FOREST BOUNDARY
STREAMFLOW: 6 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run Crossing of Forest Road 96 to Coconino National Forest Boundary in Arizona is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this segment is between 400 and 800 cubic feet per second (cfs). The segment is rated as Class III-IV, featuring thrilling rapids and obstacles such as the “Esses,” “Pinball,” and “Sawmill.”
The segment is approximately 8 miles long, starting at the Forest Road 96 crossing and ending at the Coconino National Forest boundary. The river flows through a picturesque red rock canyon, providing stunning views for paddlers.
There are specific regulations that apply to this area. All visitors are required to have a permit to paddle the Whitewater River Run segment. Permits are available through the Coconino National Forest website or from local outfitters. Visitors must also adhere to Leave No Trace principles and avoid damaging vegetation or disturbing wildlife.
Overall, the Whitewater River Run Crossing of Forest Road 96 to Coconino National Forest Boundary is an exciting and challenging whitewater destination that requires skill and experience to navigate safely. Paddlers should always be aware of changing water levels and weather conditions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
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