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South Fork Boise River, Canyon Run Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Boise River



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South Fork Boise River, Canyon Run Info
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Put In:  Danskin Bridge
Take Out:  Neal Bridge
Difficulty:  Class III 600-1800 cfs , Class IV >1800 cfs
Gradient:  26 fpm
Run Length:  16 miles
Current Streamflow:  302 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:15 AM - SF BOISE RIVER AT ANDERSON RANCH DAM ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  600- >1800 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  May, June, July, August, September
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the take out from Prairie: 1. Head south on Smith Creek Rd toward Kelly Rd 0.3 mi 2. Turn right at Long Gulch Rd 1.7 mi 3. Turn left to stay on Long Gulch Rd 1.3 mi 4. Continue onto Blacks Creek Rd until it crosses the river. To the to the put-in from Prairie: 1. Head south on Smith Creek Rd toward Kelly Rd 0.3 mi 2. Turn right at Long Gulch Rd 0.5 mi 3. Turn left at Nat for Dev Rd 113/Prairie Rd 2.0 mi 4. Turn left to stay on Nat for Dev Rd 113/Prairie Rd 0.3 mi 5. Turn right to stay on Nat for Dev Rd 113/Prairie Rd Just before the road joins the river, head downstream on a small dirt road that comes in from the west. It is a short jaunt to Danskin Bridge.


South Fork Boise River, Canyon Run on the Boise River

The river starts of as a mellow float through wide desert canyon. After a mile or so, cliffs close in, making hiking in or out extremely difficult. The rapids for the most part are class II-III wave trains. Both named rapids are halfway through the run. One is a long wave train and the other is a rapid called Devil's Hole. From here, it is a splashy class II-III ride to the take-out. The take-out is on the left, just up from Neal Bridge.


Last Edited by bradgoet on 5/26/2011
 



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