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Walters Camp to Picacho Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Colorado River

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Walters Camp to Picacho Info
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Put In:  Walters Camp
Take Out:  Picacho Recreation Area
Difficulty:  Class I -
Run Length:  22 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: From I-8 Westbound, take the Winterhaven/4th Ave exit, Veer right off the ramp and take your first right turn. Follow Picacho Rd 22 miles to the riverside camp area. 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.

Walters Camp to Picacho on the Colorado River

Last Edited by josho on 5/26/2011

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