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Middle Fork-West Fork Bridge to Trail Creek Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Payette River


Middle Fork-West Fork Bridge to Trail Creek Info
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Put In:  West Fork Bridge
Take Out:  Trail Creek
Difficulty:  Class IV
Gradient:  77 ft/mi
Run Length:  3 miles
Current Streamflow:  140 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:15 AM - MIDDLE FORK PAYETTE RIVER NR CROUCH ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  300-500 cfs
Season Comments:  June
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Steep, technical river with pool-drop, boulder choked ledges.
Hazards:  Numerous log hazards including two mandatory portages.
Water Craft:  kayak
Land Ownership:  National Forest
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Excellent camping at the take-out.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 58 miles North of Boise
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: From Crouch, Idaho, just east of Banks, follow the Middle Fork about 18 miles north to West Fork Bridge.

Take-out: Just upstream from the Trail Creek Road junction, an unimproved road drops off towards the river and is marked with a stake numbered 69818. Follow it down to the take-out.


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