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Camp Verde to Horseshoe Reservoir Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Verde River

Camp Verde to Horseshoe Reservoir Info
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Put In:  Camp Verde Bridge
Take Out:  Sheep Bridge
Difficulty:  Class I , Class II , Class III
Gradient:  18 ft/mi
Run Length:  58 miles
Current Streamflow:  190 cfs @ 12/14/2016 01:00 PM - VERDE RIVER NEAR CAMP VERDE, AZ, reading taken from USGS
Flow Information (phone):  Salt River Project; 602-236-5929 ext 1
Good Level:  300 to 2,000 cfs
Season Comments:  March, April, May
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  Mild to moderate pool-drop whitewater through semi-rugged desert canyon.
Hazards:  possible strainers
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed National Forest and private but predominately National Forest
Wilderness:  Yes
Camping on River:  Yes
Location:  In the Canyon Country (AZ), 80 miles North of Phoenix
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Located on the left bank of the Verde at the Camp Verde Bridge (near the town of Camp Verde, AZ) just east of I-17.

Take-out: Sheep Bridge is located at Horseshoe Reservoir and is accessed by taking USFS Road 269.

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