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Picacho to Fishers Landing Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Colorado River

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Picacho to Fishers Landing Info
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Put In:  Picacho Recreation Area
Take Out:  Fishers Landing
Difficulty:  Class I -
Run Length:  11 miles
Current Streamflow:  6200 cfs @ 12/14/2016 12:30 PM - COLORADO RIVER BELOW PALO VERDE DAM, AZ-CA, reading taken from USGS
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, November, December
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  canoe,touring
Camping on River:  Camping is not permitted in either refuge.
Location:  In the Canyon Country (AZ,CA), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take-out: Head North on Hwy 95 out of Yuma. The take-out is located about 20 miles North of Yuma between milepost 46 and 47, past America's WMD's. Put-in: Head West on I-8 out of Yuma 10 miles. Exit on Ogilby Rd heading North 20 miles to Hwy 78 and continue North 17 miles to Walters Camp Rd. It is 7 miles to the old river channel where the launch site is. Paddle South from the launch ramp to reach the main river.

Picacho to Fishers Landing on the Colorado River

Last Edited by josho on 5/26/2011

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