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Tributary - New River - Denny Run Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Trinity River

Tributary - New River - Denny Run Info
Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
Put In:  Denny
Take Out:  Panther Creek
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  59 fpm
Run Length:  4.1 miles
Current Streamflow:  9490 cfs @ 12/14/2016 09:00 AM - TRINITY R A HOOPA CA, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  500 - 1,500 cfs, Optimum 1,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments:  There is no gauge for this river. This usually runs when the Trinity River at Hoopa gauge reads between 3,000 and 5,000 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, November, December
Primary Season:  This section of river only runs during the winter and spring, usually after a few days of heavy rain, and during the snowmelt
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  Mostly class II/III rapids through a scenic canyon, one rapid is almost a mile long.
Hazards:  There is a class III rapid that goes on for about 1 mile, because of its length it is considered a class IV rapid
Water Craft:  kayak,raft
Land Ownership:  Public, the take out is on private property so be respectful
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Pacific Region (CA), 271 miles (5 hours 4 minutes) Northwest of Sacramento
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put In: On the north side of Denny turn onto a small dirt road near the school. Take this road until it becomes to steep for vehicles. The put in is a short distance down the road at an old bridge.

Take Out: The take out is about 4 miles west of Denny on Route 299. There is an unmarked dirt road that leads to what once was Panther Creek Campground. This area is now private property so be respectful.

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