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Green River Gorge Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Green River (WA)

Paradise Rapid at 2500 cfs


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Green River Gorge Info
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Put In:  Kanaskat-Palmer State Park
Take Out:  Flaming Geyser State Park
Difficulty:  Class IV
Gradient:  45 ft/mi
Run Length:  12 miles (shorter runs possible)
Current Streamflow:  1130 cfs @ 12/14/2016 11:00 AM - GREEN RIVER BELOW HOWARD A HANSON DAM, WA, reading taken from USGS
Flow Information (phone):  206-764-6702; Howard Hanson Dam.
Good Level:  800 - 3,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, November, December
Primary Season: 
Permit:  None required.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly state with some private.
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  No
Location:  In the Pacific Region (WA), 40 miles Southeast of Seattle
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take-Out: To reach Flaming Geyser State Park take Washington Highway 169 to SE Green Valley Road about three quarters of a mile north of the Hwy 169 bridge over the Green River between the town of Enumclaw to the south and the town of Black Diamond to the north. Follow Green Valley Road west to the entrance of the park, about 2.5 miles, and continue another 1.5 miles to the upstream end of the park where the take-out is at big picnic area on the left bank. If coming from the west, drive east on SE Green Valley Road to reach the park.

Put-In: Kanaskat-Palmer State Park can be reached by taking Washington Highway 169 to the town of Black Diamond and turning east onto Green River Gorge Road. Continue on Green River Gorge Road for about 4.5 miles and make a sharp left turn about a half a mile after crossing the Franklin Bridge over the green. Proceed for about 2 miles, turn left onto Kanaskat-Cumberland Road, and continue for about another 2 miles then turn left into the park. Follow the sign to the upper boat launch.


Green River Gorge on the Green River (WA)


Last Edited by bradgoet on 4/21/2011
 



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