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Lower Northgate Canyon Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the North Platte River

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Lower Northgate Canyon Info
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Put In:  Sixmile Gap
Take Out:  Pickaroon Campground
Difficulty:  Class II
Gradient:  22 ft/mi
Run Length:  9 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Watertalk 303-831-7135, 6*, 9*
Good Level:  1,000 to 4,000 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July
Permit:  No permit required; maximum group size of twenty five.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft,canoe,touring,inner tube
Land Ownership:  National Forest
Wilderness:  Yes
Camping on River:  USFS campgrounds at Sixmile Gap and Pickaroon.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (WY), 110 miles West of Cheyenne
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: Follow Wyoming Hwy 230 north about four miles beyond the CO/WY state line. Turn east on Road 492 which leads to the campground.

Take-out: Also referred to as Prospect Creek Access, can be reached by a rough four wheel drive road on the west side leading north from Hwy 230 near Big Creek Ranch.

Towns near Lower Northgate Canyon Kayaking

Casper Wyoming
Cheyenne Wyoming
Laramie Wyoming