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Main - Camp Baker to Eden Bridge Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Smith River (MT)

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Put In:  Camp Baker
Take Out:  Eden Bridge
Difficulty:  Class II
Gradient:  15 ft/mi
Run Length:  61 miles
Flow Information (phone):  USGS 406-449-5263.
Good Level:  250-1,500 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July
Permit:  Required. Applications available in January; lottery in mid-February; first come, first served thereafter. Call for cancellations or available dates. Group size limit 15.
Character/Similar To:  One of Montana's premiere floating streams with great scenery, abundant wildlife, and superb fishing.
Hazards:  Fences across the river.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly private. Left bank almost entirely private. About 20% public land.
Wilderness:  Mostly. Some cabins, summer homes, and ranches.
Camping on River:  Excellent. More than 50 designated sites. Register at the put-in.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), 103 miles East of Helena
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: Follow US 89 to White Sulphur Springs, Montana. Turn west onto Road 360 (Fort Logan Road) and drive northeast some 15 miles. Turn right onto Road 586 and drive about a mile, cross the bridge over the Smith and bear right to the Camp Baker Campground.

Take-out: Return to White Sulphur Springs and drive north on US 89 roughly 100 miles to Great Falls, then south on I-15 some 11 miles to Ulm, then take Route 330 south about 20 miles to Eden Bridge.

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