WEST BOUNDARY OF FORT APACHE INDIAN RESERVATION TO SOUTHWEST BOUNDARY OF SALT RIVER CANYON WILDERNESS
STREAMFLOW: 158 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run in Arizona is a popular destination for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 150 and 1000 cfs. The segment covers a distance of approximately 22 miles from the West Boundary of Fort Apache Indian Reservation to Southwest Boundary of Salt River Canyon Wilderness. This segment is rated as Class III-IV rapids, with challenging obstacles and tight turns. The river includes several unique rapids such as the "Corkscrew" and the "Chamberlain Falls."
It is important to note that there are specific regulations in place for the segment, including a mandatory permit requirement for all boaters. Additionally, motorized boats are not allowed on this segment of the river. The regulations are in place to ensure the safety and preservation of the natural environment.
To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, it is recommended that those planning to run this segment consult with local outfitters, check the streamflow levels, and have proper equipment and training. With proper preparation and adherence to regulations, the Whitewater River Run can be an exciting and challenging adventure for experienced paddlers.
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