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Marble Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Saint Joe River



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Marble Creek Info
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Put In:  Marble Creek Bridge
Take Out:  Saint Joe Confluence
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV , Portage 1
Gradient:  73 fpm
Run Length:  13 miles
Good Level:  800 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  April, May, June
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Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
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To get to the take-out from Avery:

1. Head west on Milwaukee Rd Rail-Trail/National Forest Development Rd 50/St Joe River Rd
12.2 mi
2. Turn right at N Side Rd
0.3 mi

To get to the put-in from the take-out:

Take Marble Creek Rd/321 south for about 14 miles until it crosses the creek. 


Marble Creek on the Saint Joe River

The first rapid is a tight series of ledges and holes.  The canyon widens before a dam that must portaged on the right.  From here the run is class II until the road comes back to the river.  Just above the bridge, the gradient picks up.  There is a long class III below the bridge.  The water is flat for another mile and then picks up to class II-III for a couple of miles with a class IV rapid in there that should be scouted.  At Boulder Bridge the river mellows to the confluence. 


Last Edited by josho on 5/18/2011
 



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