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Grimes Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Boise River

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Grimes Creek Info
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Put In:  Four miles up from Hwy 21
Take Out:  Mores Creek Confluence
Difficulty:  Class II , Class III
Gradient:  48 fpm
Run Length:  4 miles
Good Level:  400-1000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  April, May
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the take-out from Idaho City: 1. Head east on Wall St toward Montgomery St 230 ft 2. Take the 1st right onto Montgomery St 0.2 mi 3. Turn right at ID-21 S/Ponderosa Pine Scenic Route 10.0 mi 4. Turn right at Grimes Creek Rd To get to the put-in, head four miles up Grimes Creek Road.

Grimes Creek on the Boise River

This is a straight-forward, continuous stream with one good rapid.

Last Edited by josho on 5/18/2011

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