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Eagle River (Dawd Chute)

Stretch: Forest Service Visitor Center to River Run
Difficulty: Class IV to IV+
Distance: 1.5 miles
Flows: 500 to ~4,000 cfs. USGS Eagle River near Minturn gauge, plus USGS Gore Creek near mouth at Minturn gauge
Gradient: 73 fpm average
Put-in: Parking near the Holy Cross Ranger Station
Take-out: Parking on US-6 downstream of the River Run Apartments
Shuttle: 1.7 miles, (2 minutes one-way)
Season: Spring off snowmelt
Written: © 2021

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