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Wenatchee River (Tumwater)


Stretch: Below Swiftwater Picnic Area to Last Exit
Difficulty: Class IV+ to V
Distance: 4.95 miles
Flows: ~800 to 8,000 cfs. Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 35 fpm in the “3 Amigos section” and then 83.5 fpm below
Put-in: Either at turn out above The Wall, a half mile downstream of Swiftwater Picnic Area or at the base of The Dam.
Take-out: Above Last Exit, on US-2
Shuttle: 4.95 miles, roadside. 5 minutes one way
Season: Early Spring and Summer from snowmelt. Too high at peak snowmelt
Written: © 2018
Featured in A Wet State #140

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