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Box Canyon Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Henrys Fork River

Box Canyon Info
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Put In:  Island Park
Take Out:  Last Chance
Difficulty:  Class II
Gradient:  18 ft/mi
Run Length:  4 miles
Current Streamflow:  166 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:45 AM - HENRYS FORK NR ISLAND PARK ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  600-2,000 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Continuous Class II river with good fishing and excellent scenery.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly public
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  USFS Campgrounds
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 360 miles East of Boise
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: To reach Island Park Dam, turn west off US 20 5.5 miles south of Macks Inn, Idaho, at Ponds Lodge.

Take-out: Last Chance is located on US 20, 4 miles south of the Island Park turnoff. You can take out anywhere close to the road.

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