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Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
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Oxbow, OR

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Packsaddle County Park to Fisherman's Bend County Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the North Santiam River

Mill City Falls
Carnivore Rapid Spencer's Hole Rapid at 2700 cfs North Santiam Scenery at 2700 cfs Spencer's Hole Rapid at 2700 cfs


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Corvallis kayakers Playboating in Spencer's Hole
  • Drift boat at Mill City Falls
  • Playboating in Spencer's Hole
  • Packsaddle County Park to Fisherman's Bend County Info
    Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
    Put In:  Packsaddle County Park
    Take Out:  Fisherman's Bend County Park (closed in the winter
    Difficulty:  Class II + , Class III , Class IV
    Gradient:  27 ft/mi
    Run Length:  6.5 miles
    Current Streamflow:  2470 cfs @ 12/14/2016 09:00 AM - NORTH SANTIAM RIVER AT NIAGARA, OR, reading taken from USGS
    Good Level:  1000-10000 cfs
    Streamflow Comments: 
    Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Primary Season: 

    Winter dam release causes high water.

    Permit:  None presently required.
    Character/Similar To:  Forested, residential, pool and drop. Pushy at high flows
    Hazards:  Cold water - big and pushy at high flows
    Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
    Land Ownership:  Mostly private
    Wilderness:  No
    Camping on River:  County parks along river
    Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), 25 miles East of Salem
    Shuttle Logistics: 

    Put in: Packsaddle County Park boat ramp, 3-4 miles east of Gates, OR.

    Take out: Fisherman's Bend boat ramp, 1 mile west of Mill City, OR. Alternative take outs are to carry your boat up the hill just below Mill City Falls (III) or North Santiam State Park (2+ miles downstream from Fisherman's Bend).


    Packsaddle County Park to Fisherman's Bend County on the North Santiam River


    Last Edited by bradgoet on 8/25/2011
     

    Towns near Packsaddle County Park to Fisherman's Bend County Kayaking

    Albany Oregon
    Bend Oregon
    Clackamas Oregon
    Eugene Oregon
    Gresham Oregon
    Lebanon Oregon
    Portland Oregon
    Redmond Oregon
    Salem Oregon
    Sandy Oregon
    Sisters Oregon
    Springfield Oregon
    Tualatin Oregon


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