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Boggan's Oasis to Snake River Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Grande Ronde River

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Boggan's Oasis to Snake River Info
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Put In:  Boggan's Oasis
Take Out:  Snake River Confluence (Hellars Bar)
Difficulty:  Class II , Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  17 ft/mi
Run Length:  26 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Oregon River Forecast Center, 503-261-9246
Good Level:  1,200 to 12,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season: 
Permit:  Permits will soon be required for all private boating parties. Permits will be free of charge, non-regulatory, and self-issued. Call the Baker Resource Area Office at (541)523-1256.
Hazards:  The Narrows 21.5 miles from the put-in/2.5 miles above the take-out or 5.5 miles below Slippery Creek may require extra caution. Rattlesnakes may also be in the area.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed National Forest, BLM and private
Wilderness:  Yes
Camping on River:  Excellent sites available on this run.
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), 390 miles Northeast of Salem
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: Drive north on OR Hwy 3 some 40 miles toward Washington (OR Hwy 3 becomes WA Hwy 129 once across the state line). Boggan's Oasis store is on the right bank just above the WA Hwy 129 Bridge over the Grande Ronde, about 4 miles north of the state line.

Take-out: Take WA Hwy 129 north up the Rattlesnake Summit and within 2 miles of Anatone, WA. Turn right on Montgomery Ridge Road and drive some 14 miles to the Snake River. Turn right and head upstream to the Hellars Bar boat ramp.

Boggan's Oasis to Snake River on the Grande Ronde River

Last Edited by josho on 4/26/2011

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