Illinois - Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park

Illinois, Arkansas, US


Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park (Fishers Ford)

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 0.1 Miles
Avg. Gradient 5 fpm
Max Gradient 5 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Illinois River South of Siloam Springs, AR
usgs-07195430 2.35 - 5.00 ft II 00h51m 4.52 ft (running)

River Description

New enhancements to create the Siloam Springs Whitewater Park for 2014.  A park with two main whitewater river wave features, parking and other ammenities.

Thanks to the City of Siloam Springs for acquiring the property and developing the park and access for river users.

The whitewater features should see boatable flows year round.


Park development is still ongoing, please see the following thread on the Arkansas Canoe Club messageboard for access updates:


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2014-07-22 17:29:56


Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0First WaveN/APhoto
0.0Second WaveN/APhoto

Rapid Descriptions

First Wave (Class N/A, Mile 0.0)

top wave ,low flow

top wave ,low flow
Photo by Kevin taken 10/05/15

Second Wave (Class N/A, Mile 0.0)

Wave 2

Wave 2
Photo of Laramy Ridley by Laramy Ridley taken 10/09/15 @ 2.60 ft

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