TELEGRAPH CREEK - FOREST ROAD #4 TO CONFLUENCE WITH ARNETT CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 3 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River run in Arizona, specifically from Telegraph Creek to the confluence with Arnett Creek, is a well-known kayaking and rafting destination. The ideal streamflow range for this segment is between 100 and 400 cubic feet per second (cfs), with higher flows creating more challenging rapids. The segment is rated as a Class III-IV run, with some technical rapids and tight sections.
The total mileage for this segment is approximately 10 miles, beginning at Forest Road #4 and ending at the confluence with Arnett Creek. Some specific rapids and obstacles include the Entrance Exam, which is a narrow chute with a drop, and the Jug Handle, which requires precise maneuvering through a series of boulders.
While there are no specific regulations for this area, it is important for boaters to practice Leave No Trace principles and respect private property along the riverbanks. It is also recommended to check current flow conditions and weather forecasts before embarking on the run.