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Arkansas River (Royal Gorge)

Stretch: Parkdale Recreation Site to Centennial Park
Difficulty: Class III to IV
Distance: 10.3 miles
Flows: 300 to ~7,000 cfs. USGS Arkansas River in Parkdale gauge
Gradient: 37 fpm average (50 fpm from Mi 1 to 5.9)
Put-in: Parkdale Recreation Site (fee)
Take-out: Centennial Park, Canon City
Shuttle: 11.7 miles, (15 minutes one-way)
Season: Spring off snowmelt
Written: © 2021
Featured in Video A Wet State #159

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