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Guaging Station to Leidl Bridge Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Klickitat River

Waterfall at 4000 cfs

Guaging Station to Leidl Bridge Info
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Put In:  Guaging Station at end of Road K1410
Take Out:  Leidl Bridge
Gradient:  48 ft/mi
Run Length:  18.7 miles
Current Streamflow:  885 cfs @ 12/14/2016 11:00 AM - KLICKITAT RIVER NEAR PITT, WA, reading taken from USGS
Flow Information (phone):  206-526-8530
Good Level:  1,000 - 3,500 cfs
Streamflow Comments:  flow here is 70 - 75 % of Klickitat at Pitt
Season Comments:  April, May, June, July
Permit:  Washington Department of Wildlife license (available at at bait shops and sporting goods stores for $8) is required to use the Leidl Bridge take-out. For information call 206-753-5719.
Hazards:  Possible log hazards, cold water, weir at fish hatchery.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly private.
Wilderness:  Partial
Camping on River:  Leidl Campground at the take-out.
Location:  In the Pacific Region (WA), 260 miles South of Seattle
Shuttle Logistics:  Put In: Drive either 3.5 miles east of the town of Glenwood or 9 miles west from Leidl Bridge and turn north onto a road about 100 yards west of the turnoff to the Klickitat Fish Hatchery. Continue on this road for about 8 miles and bear right onto Road K1400 (unpaved). Drive about 3/4 of a mile and turn right onto Road K1410. Bear left after 1.5 miles and continue another half a mile to an abandonded guaging station.

Take Out: Fom I-84 take Washington Highway 141 north for about 9 miles to BZ Corner and turn right, crossing the White Salmon River, and continue for about 18 miles to the town of Glenwood. Proceed east past Glenwood for abut 12 miles to the boat ramp below Leidl Bridge on the right bank (Washington Department of Wildlife license required).

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Portland Oregon
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