KP TRAILHEAD TO PRIVATE LAND BOUNDARY IN SCETION 11, T2N,R30E,GILA AND SALT RIVER MERIDIAN
STREAMFLOW: 29 CFS
Class III-III River Run
The Whitewater River Run in Arizona is a popular destination for kayaking enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 600 and 1200 cfs. This section of the river is rated as Class III, which means it has moderate rapids that require some technical skill to navigate. The segment mileage for this run is 7.5 miles, making it a relatively short trip.
The rapids and obstacles on this run include the following:
- The Waterfall: This is the first major drop on the run and is a Class III rapid with a drop of about 8 feet. - The Chutes: This is a series of Class II and Class III rapids that require some technical skill to navigate. - The Maze: This is a Class III rapid with multiple channels and rocks that require careful maneuvering. - The S-Turn: This is a Class III rapid with a tight turn that requires precise paddling.
There are specific regulations that apply to this area, including the need for a permit to access the river. Additionally, visitors are required to pack out all trash and follow Leave No Trace principles to minimize their impact on the environment. Overall, the Whitewater River Run is a challenging and rewarding kayaking destination that offers beautiful scenery and exciting rapids for experienced paddlers.
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