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Coffee Pot Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Henrys Fork River

Coffee Pot Info
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Put In:  Macks Inn Bridge
Take Out:  McCrea Bridge
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  13 ft/mi
Run Length:  6 miles
Current Streamflow:  234 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:30 AM - HENRYS FORK BLW COFFEE POT RAPIDS NR MACKS INN ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  600-2,000 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  This secluded run is mostly a gentle float through scenic territory. The walls gradually close in, as the gradient increases and then tumbles through a mile and a half series of pool-drop rapids known as Coffee Pot. Fish and wildlife abound.
Hazards:  Possible log hazards.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed public and private.
Wilderness:  Partial
Camping on River:  USFS Campgrounds
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 363 miles East of Boise
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Macks Inn Bridge is on US 20 some 33 miles north of Ashton, Idaho.

Take-out: To reach McCrae Bridge, drive south on US 20 three and a half miles from Macks Inn, Idaho. Turn west on USFS Road 30 and head about 2 miles to the river.

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