Arkansas River - Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge to Salida WW Park)

Shavano Hatchery low-head dam

Rapid Details

Name Shavano Hatchery low-head dam
Class III

As you approach the town of Salida there is a dam you will want to avoid.  There are warning signs posted as you get near the dam when heading down river.  Make sure to scout and run the boat chutes on river left.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 600.0
Maximum: 4000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 7083.2 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.55185955
Long - -106.03018889

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