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Gardiner to Corwin Springs Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Yellowstone River

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Gardiner to Corwin Springs Info
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Put In:  Gardiner
Take Out:  Corwin Springs
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  16 ft/mi
Run Length:  8 miles
Flow Information (phone):  USGS, 406-449-5263; flow at Corwin Springs
Good Level:  1,000-10,000 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Gentle mountain river that flows through the appropriately named Paradise Valley and alternates between long waves and deep pools.
Hazards:  Logjams, unusual currents, and diversion dams.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  USFS Campgrounds in the area.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), 171 miles Southeast of Helena
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: Gardiner is located some 50 miles south of Livingston, Montana. Launch on the left bank just below the mouth of the Gardiner River and about a quarter mile above the US 89 bridge. Inquire locally for updated information.

Take-out: Two accesses are located at Corwin Springs, about 8 miles below Gardiner: on the left bank just above the bridge (turn west off US 89), or on the right bank farther upstream.

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