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Difficulty I-IV+
Length 75 Miles
Gauge CHEVELON FORK BELOW WILDCAT CANYON, NR WINSLOW, AZ
Flow Range 200 - 10000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 0 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 07/15/2017 3:18 am

River Description


Information on boating Chevelon Creek is spotty at best. The run is in a remote canyon with quite steep and very remote. This creek can be broken down into two sections if boaters takeout or putin at FR504 near Chevelon Lake. That shorter run is about 15 miles.
This run was done in Holoform Kayakys back in "the day".

Rapid Descriptions

Chevelon Lake

Class - N/A Mile - 8.4
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The lake is man-made. The coordinates are to the dam, which looks like the most reasonable access point.


FR 504 (Chevelon Crossing)

Class - N/A Mile - 15.1
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Brady Black
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4 years ago

One Takeout is off McLaws Road(Frontier Rd) where it passes across a bridge 40 feet over the creek.

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HELP US STOP HYDRO DEVELOPMENT ON BIG CANYON (AZ)

7/7/2020
Kestrel Kunz

In the ongoing saga of hydro dam developments proposed within striking distance of Grand Canyon National Park, American Whitewater is asking for help from the paddling community to stop a development that would impact the greater Grand Canyon area and its tributaries. Back in October 2019, we wrote an article outlining the proposal submitted by Phoenix-based hydroelectric company Pumped Hydro LLC to place two dams on the Little Colorado River, a tributary of the Colorado River’s mighty Grand Canyon. This proposal was met with a large amount of pushback for the cultural impact on indigenous tribes, ecological impacts, and water use. To address these concerns, Pumped Hydro decided to file an alternative (yet equally problematic) proposal for a hydro development on Big Canyon, a tributary of the Little Colorado River. The Big Canyon project permit application has been accepted into the Federal Energy Regulation Commission’s (FERC) registrar, initiating a public comment period on the project ending August 1 and we need members of the paddling community to step up and make their voices heard!

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Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1208036 07/15/17 Kestrel Kunz
1208039 07/15/17 Kestrel Kunz
1189907 06/15/05 n/a n/a