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Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School
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Upper East Fork Carson Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Carson River

Upper East Fork Carson Info
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Put In:  Cave Rock
Take Out:  Hangman's Bridge, Markleeville
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  65 ft/mi
Run Length:  7.3 miles
Flow Information (phone):  (916) 653-9647. Flow near Gardnerville.
Season Comments:  May, June
Hazards:  Watch for recently fallen trees
Water Craft:  raft
Camping on River:  There is a Forest Service campground beside Markleeville Creek (1 miles north of Hangman's Bridge) and a primitive campground at the put-in.
Location:  In the Pacific Region (CA), of

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