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


Woolum to US 65 Info
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Put In:  Woolum Ford
Take Out:  US 65 Bridge
Difficulty:  Class I
Run Length:  16.5 miles
Current Streamflow:  11 cfs @ 12/14/2016 01:30 PM - Buffalo River near Boxley, AR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  2.5 - 4.5 feet
Streamflow Comments:  Minimum Flow = 2.5 feet, Optimum Flow = 2.5 - 4.5 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
Permit:  None Presently Required
Character/Similar To:  Mostly flatwater with great scenery
Water Craft:  kayak,canoe,touring
Camping on River:  In designated campsites. One of the best campsites on the Buffalo is on river left just downstream of the Woolum access point. Look for it under a group of trees were the river takes a sharp to the left.
Location:  In the Southeastern U.S. (AR), 109 Miles North of Little Rock
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From St. Joe take US 65 south for 4.8 miles. Just after the bridge take the first left to the take out on river right just below the bridge.

Put In: From the take out, return to St. Joe. In St. Joe turn left onto AR 374, in 1 mile turn right onto County Road 14, continue for 5.8 miles to the put in.





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