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Arkansas River (Browns Canyon)

Stretch: Fisherman's Access to Stone Bridge (or Hecla Junction)
Difficulty: Class III
Distance: 7.9-13.0 miles
Flows: 300 to +5,000 cfs. USGS Arkansas River in Nathrop gauge
Gradient: 34 fpm average from mile 4.8 to 9.5, 27 fpm before and after
Put-in: Fisherman's Access or Chalk Creek
Take-out: Stone Bridge or Hecla Junction
Shuttle: 12.4 miles, (15 minutes one-way) (if you use Hecla Junction, it will add 10 minutes and 2.5 miles of good dirt road)
Season: Spring off snowmelt
Written: © 2021
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