Arkansas River - Salida Whitewater Park

Colorado-US  

Description

Salida is home to one of the best kayak surf and rodeo parks in the country.  It is also home to the oldest whitewater festival in the United States.  See the external resources section below for the link to FIBARK.

Several waves/holes exist here and will please any paddler from the beginner to the expert.

Statistics

Class III- to III+
Current Flow 239.0 CFS
03-30-2017 02:15


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Recommended Flow Minimum: 300.0
Average: 800.0
Maximum: 1500.0
Typical Season Begins: March
Ends: October
Recommended Use Kayaking: Yes
Rafting: No
Canoeing: No
SUP: No
Packrafting: No
Fishing: No
Primary Gauge ARKANSAS RIVER AT SALIDA
Length Mile(s)
Gradient FPM