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Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
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Oxbow, OR

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Red Bridge State Park to Hilgard Jct State Pa Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Grande Ronde River



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Red Bridge State Park to Hilgard Jct State Pa Info
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Put In:  Red Bridge State Park
Take Out:  Hilgard Junction State Park
Difficulty:  Class II +
Gradient:  22 ft/mi
Run Length:  8 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Oregon River Forecast Center, 503-261-9246
Good Level:  800 to 5,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  April, May, June, July
Primary Season: 

Snowmelt

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.
Character/Similar To:  Good scenery and gentle gradient provide a nice float.
Hazards:  A rifle range is located about 4 miles downstream from the put-in. A well placed sign marks the area, make yourself known when you pass under the sign. Throughout the entire run watch for barbed wire fence crossing the river.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  Partial
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), 311 miles Northeast of Salem
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: From I-84, just west of La Grande, OR, take the Hilgard Junction State Park (Oregon Hwy 244)exit west about 7 miles to Red Bridge State Park.

Take-out: From I-84, just west of La Grande, OR, take the Hilgard Junction State Park (Oregon Hwy 244)exit. Put-in at the bridge.
 


Red Bridge State Park to Hilgard Jct State Pa on the Grande Ronde River


Last Edited by josho on 4/26/2011
 

Towns near Red Bridge State Park to Hilgard Jct State Pa Kayaking

Baker City Oregon
Madras Oregon
Ontario Oregon
Pendleton Oregon
Prineville Oregon
The Dalles Oregon


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