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US 65 to Gilbert Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Buffalo River

US 65 to Gilbert Info
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Put In:  US 65 Bridge
Take Out:  Gilbert
Difficulty:  Class I
Run Length:  4 miles
Current Streamflow:  11 cfs @ 12/14/2016 01:30 PM - Buffalo River near Boxley, AR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  0.9 - 4.0 feet
Streamflow Comments:  Minimum Flow = 0.9 feet, Optimum Flow 1.5 to 4.0 feet
Season Comments:  March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Primary Season:  Good flows and warm temperatures attract most paddlers between mid March through October. The town of Gilbert holds the record for the coldest winter in Arkansas.
Permit:  None Presently Required
Character/Similar To:  This section is all flatwater with great scenery as it wraps around in a large horseshoe shape.
Water Craft:  kayak,canoe,touring
Camping on River:  In designated campsites
Location:  In the Southeastern U.S. (AR), 113 Miles North of Little Rock
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From St. Joe take US 65 south for 3.2 miles, then turn left onto AR 333. Follow AR 333 for 3.3 miles then turn right onto Frost Street and continue to the take out on river left.

Put In: From the take out return to US 65 and turn left. Follow the highway for 1.7 miles until you cross the bridge. Take the first left after crossing the river and follow the road to the put in.

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