Arkansas River - Salida to Rincon

Colorado-US   Colorado-US  

Description

This is a good beginner to intermediate run.  This section of the Ark' is tamer compared to some of its upstream or downstream neighbor sections.  There are lots of put in and take out options as Highway 50 parallels the river.

Expect mainly class II water with a few class III rapids thrown in. 

Statistics

Class II+ to III
Current Flow 284.0 CFS
09-22-2017 08:15


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Recommended Flow Minimum: 450.0
Average: 1100.0
Maximum: 3000.0
Typical Season Begins: May
Ends: August
Recommended Use Kayaking: Yes
Rafting: Yes
Canoeing: Yes
SUP: Yes
Packrafting: No
Fishing: Yes
Primary Gauge ARKANSAS RIVER AT SALIDA
Length 10.0 Mile(s)
Gradient 27.5 FPM