Illinois - Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park


Illinois, Arkansas, US

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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 00h40m 2.79 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:

http://forums.arkansascanoeclub.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=25257

 


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

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Wave 2

Detail Trip Report  Wave 2  @Illinois Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park, AR(2.34MB .jpeg)

top wave ,low flow

Detail Trip Report  top wave ,low flow  @Illinois Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park, AR(775.76KB .jpeg)


Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

Gauge is located a couple miles downstream near AR hwy 59 bridge.

Lower wave starts to get flushy at ~3 ft and higher.  Upper wave starts to get flushy at ~4 ft and higher.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Illinois River South of Siloam Springs, AR
usgs-07195430 2.35 - 5.00 ft II 00h40m 2.79 ft (running)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
2.35 -5.00 ft barely runnable-high runnable II

Report - Reports of Illinois Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
2y310d01h09m @Illinois Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park [AR] Wave 2 2.60 ft LARAMY RIDLEY
2y314d02h28m @Illinois Siloam Springs Whitewater Recreational Park [AR] top wave ,low flow n/a Kevin Lancaster

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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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