Access on South side of Baker Road (County Road 5) bridge. Putin on downstream side of bridge due to barbed wire fence across the creek.
The creek runs through private property, so please be respectful.
Take out is at Gillham Lake at the East end of County Road 251.
Look for 2+ inch rain in the area. Cossatot River gauge can be used as a correlation gauge from a general rain in the area. The watershed for the Cossatot gauge is 10+ miles north of the Opposum Creek watershed.
Visual. Use the bobwire fence at the putin bridge.
Water at the first (lower strand) - Low
Water at the second strand - Medium/High
Water above second strand - High
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
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