SALOME WILDERNESS BOUNDARY TO CONFLUENCE WITH SALOME CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 0 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run Salome Wilderness Boundary To Confluence With Salome Creek in Arizona is a challenging Class III-IV run that spans 19.6 miles. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 200-500 cfs, although it can be run at higher flows. The run features several notable rapids such as Corkscrew, Tangle, and Salt Mine, and is known for its narrow channels and tight turns.
While this run is popular with experienced kayakers and rafters, it is important to note that the area is also home to several endangered species, including the Chiricahua leopard frog and Mexican spotted owl. As such, there are specific regulations in place to protect the area, such as restrictions on camping and limits on group size.
It is important to note that while this run can be a thrilling adventure, it is also a challenging one that should only be attempted by experienced paddlers with the appropriate gear and training. It is also important to be aware of changing weather conditions and to always prioritize safety over adventure.
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