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Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
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Salida, CO

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The Outfitters Shop at Zoar Outdoor
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Charlemont, MA

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Zoar Outdoor
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Saint Maries Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Saint Joe River

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Saint Maries Info
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Put In:  Mashburn
Take Out:  Grassy Flat
Difficulty:  Class III 600-3000 cfs
Gradient:  29 fpm
Run Length:  15 miles
Good Level:  600-3000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  April, May, June
Primary Season: 
Permit: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Camping on River:  Camping is good at the take-out.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put in near the bridge at the Mashburn railroad siding on Hwy 3.  From here, drive north on Hwy 3 to St Maries.  Go over the bridge and take a left on St Maries River Rd.  Head upstream for just under eight miles to a small road crossing the railroad tracks.  This is the take-out. 


Saint Maries on the Saint Joe River

Below the put-in, the river drops into a deep, pine-covered canyon.  The rapids are class II for most of the run.  A splashy class III known as "The Loop" is just below the first railroad trestle about halfway through the run.  The river flattens to the take-out. 


Last Edited by josho on 5/18/2011
 



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