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White Sand Campground to Indian Grave Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Lochsa River

White Sand Campground to Indian Grave Creek Info
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Put In:  White Sand Campground
Take Out:  Indian Grave Creek
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  28 ft/mi
Run Length:  24 miles
Current Streamflow:  1110 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:00 AM - LOCHSA RIVER NR LOWELL ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  1,000-6,000 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July, August
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Swift and somewhat technical water that flows through a broad, scenic canyon.
Hazards:  Continuous rapids and scarce eddies at high water; logs.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly National Forest
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Many excellent USFS campgrounds along the river.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 316 miles Northeast of Boise
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: White Sand Campground is on the right bank about 1/4 mile below the confluence of White Sand Creek and the Crooked Fork of the Lochsa. US 12 provides frequent access to the entire run.

Take-out: On the right bank off US 12 near mile 138.

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Cascade Idaho
Dillon Montana
Gibbonsville Idaho
Kamiah Idaho
Kooskia Idaho
Lewiston Idaho
McCall Idaho
Missoula Montana
Moscow Idaho
New Meadows Idaho
North Fork Idaho
Orofino Idaho
Pollock Idaho
Riggins Idaho
Salmon Idaho

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