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Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
Located in:
Oxbow, OR

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Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Located in:
Bend, OR

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Hendricks Bridge Wayside to Hayden Bridge Kayak & Canoe Touring on the McKenzie River

Hendricks Bridge Wayside to Hayden Bridge Info
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Put In:  Hendricks Bridge Wayside
Take Out:  Hayden Bridge
Difficulty:  Class II
Gradient:  11 fpm
Run Length:  15 miles
Current Streamflow:  4130 cfs @ 12/14/2016 08:30 AM - MCKENZIE RIVER BLW LEABURG DAM, NR LEABURG, OR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  900-2,000 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season:  Summer offers refreshing cool water and hot air.
Permit:  None
Character/Similar To:  Leaburg Dam to Hendricks Bridge Wayside
Hazards:  First few rapids are very shallow and bouncy. Hayden Bridge Rapid.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Private
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  No
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put In: From Oregon 126 at Mile 11.5, park at Hendricks Bridge Wayside. Put in on river right.

Take out: From I-5, take I-105 east to Mohawk Road. Follow Mohawk Road north for .5 miles. Take out is on river left at the boat ramp near the water intake station.

Towns near Hendricks Bridge Wayside to Hayden Bridge Kayak Tours

Albany Oregon
Bend Oregon
Eugene Oregon
Gresham Oregon
Lebanon Oregon
Redmond Oregon
Roseburg Oregon
Salem Oregon
Sisters Oregon
Springfield Oregon

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  • Rogue Riverkeeper
  • Water Watch
  • Pacific Coast Kayak Clubs
  • Lower Columbia Canoe Club
  • Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club
  • Oregon Whitewater Association
  • POCO - Paddlers Of Central Oregon
  • Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club
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  • Oregon Vacation & Travel Planner