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Chessher Bridge to Cotton Bridge Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Blackwater River

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Chessher Bridge to Cotton Bridge Info
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Put In:  Chessher Bridge
Take Out:  Cotton Bridge
Difficulty:  Class I +
Gradient:  3.3
Run Length:  15
Current Streamflow:  308 cfs @ 12/14/2016 12:00 PM - BLACKWATER RIVER NR BAKER, FLA., reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  120
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season: 
Hazards:  Swift water.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft,canoe,touring
Location:  In the Southeastern U.S. (FL), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Uppermost Put-in: From Crestview, take FL 4 West to Baker. Turn right onto FL 189 North. Turn left on CR 180 and follow it to Charles Booker Road, turn left and travel a very short distance to reach the Chessher Bridge over Blackwater River.

Take-out: From Baker, head West on FL 4 for 4 miles to reach Cotton Bridge. A developed public boat landing is on the West side of the bridge, and a privateoutfitter is located on the East side of the bridge.

Chessher Bridge to Cotton Bridge on the Blackwater River

Last Edited by maddy on 3/23/2011