CONFLUENCE WITH TURKEY CREEK TO CONFLUENCE WITH BLUE RIVER
STREAMFLOW: 1 CFS
Class III-V River Run
The Whitewater River Run Confluence with Turkey Creek to Confluence with Blue River in Arizona is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this stretch of river is between 500 and 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs), with the best time to visit being in the spring and early summer when snowmelt and rainfall are at their highest.
This segment of the Whitewater River is rated as a Class III to IV, with some Class V rapids depending on the water levels. The total distance of the run is approximately 7 miles, with a mix of rapids, pools, and drops. Some of the notable rapids and obstacles include Turkey Creek Falls, Turkey Creek Rapid, and the Blue River Confluence.
There are specific regulations for this area, including a requirement for boating permits and a ban on alcohol. It is also recommended that boaters have proper safety equipment, including helmets and life jackets, and are experienced in whitewater navigation.