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Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
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Oxbow, OR

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Tributary - Bull Run River Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Sandy River

Tributary - Bull Run River Info
Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
Put In:  Bull Run Road Bridge
Take Out:  Dodge Park
Difficulty:  Class III Pool Drop
Gradient:  30 fpm
Run Length:  2.5 miles
Current Streamflow:  670 cfs @ 12/14/2016 09:45 AM - BULL RUN RIVER NEAR BULL RUN (RIVER ONLY), OR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  700 cfs
Streamflow Comments:  Because of the diversion dam there may be more or less cfs then the gauge indicates.
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season:  Dam Controlled runs all year
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  A few class III rapids seperated by long calm pools in a deep canyon
Hazards:  Logjams are a constant problem on this river
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Land Ownership:  Public
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From Portland take US 26 east to the eastern city limits of Gresham and take a left onto Palmquist Road. At the next stop sign turn right onto SE Orient Drive. In 2 miles bear left onto SE Dodge Park Boulevard, continue for 4.8 miles and turn right onto SE Lusted Road. Continue down the hill and across the bridge, Dodge Park is on the left.

Put In: From the take out head east and bear left onto Lusted Road. Take another left onto SE Ten Eyck Road, and then left onto Bull Run Road. Put In below the bridge crossing Bull Run River.

Towns near Tributary - Bull Run River Kayaking

Clackamas Oregon
Gresham Oregon
Hood River Oregon
Madras Oregon
Portland Oregon
Sandy Oregon
Tualatin Oregon

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