APPROXIMATELY 9 MILES BELOW THE HEADWATERS AT THE WEST BOUNDARY OF EAST VERDE PARK ESTATES TO WEST BOUNDARY OF L.F. RANCH
STREAMFLOW: 6 CFS
Class III River Run
The Whitewater River Run in Arizona is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 200 and 500 cubic feet per second (cfs), which typically occurs during the spring and early summer months. The class rating for this run is a class III to IV, making it suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers.
The segment mileage for this run is approximately 9 miles, starting from the West Boundary of East Verde Park Estates and ending at the West Boundary of L.F. Ranch. The river features several rapids and obstacles, including the "Boulder Drop," "Pinball," and "House Rock." These rapids provide an exciting challenge for experienced paddlers.
It is important to note that the Whitewater River Run is located within a designated wilderness area, and therefore specific regulations apply. Visitors are advised to obtain a permit before accessing the river, and all gear and equipment must be carried in and out of the area. Additionally, fires are not permitted, and visitors are expected to practice Leave No Trace principles to protect the natural environment.
Overall, the Whitewater River Run is an exciting and challenging destination for experienced paddlers. Visitors are encouraged to check current streamflow conditions and obtain all necessary permits and information before embarking on this adventure.
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