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Leavenworth to Monitor Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Wenatchee River

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Leavenworth to Monitor Info
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Put In:  Fisherman's Wenatchee River Access and Boat Ramp
Take Out:  Wenatchee River County Park
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  20 ft/mi
Run Length:  18 miles
Current Streamflow:  0.45 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:30 AM - WENATCHEE RIVER AT MONITOR, WA, reading taken from USGS
Flow Information (phone):  206-525-8530 (flow at Peshastin)
Good Level:  2,000 - 20,000 cfs
Season Comments:  April, May, June, July, August
Permit:  None required.
Character/Similar To:  A popular big-water run through rural and residential areas.
Hazards:  Portage around a diversion weir at about mile 7.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly private.
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  No
Location:  In the Pacific Region (WA), 75 miles East of Seattle
Shuttle Logistics:  Put In: Take US 2 to the town of Leavenworth. Turn southwest on East Leavenworth Road just east of the bridge over the Wenatchee. Continue for about a half a mile and bear right as the road bends to the left. This short dirt road leads to the Fisherman's Wenatchee River Access and Boat Ramp on the right bank.

Take Out: Drive downstream from Leavenworth on US 2 for about 14 miles and take the Monitor turnoff. The take-out at Wenatchee River County Park is on the left bank.

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