Verde - 5) Childs to Horseshoe Reservoir

Verde, Arizona, US


5) Childs to Horseshoe Reservoir

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 25 Miles

No Nudity on the Verde River at Fossil Creek

No Nudity on the Verde River at Fossil Creek
Photo by Jason Robertson taken 1998

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-09508500 500 - 50000 cfs I-III 02h10m 161 cfs (too low)
Flow range for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.

River Description

Information from AZ Rivers, Streams, and Wetlands Study, 1989, AZ State Parks

Also see the other segments:
Perkinsville to Clarkdale
Clarkdale to Camp Verde
Camp Verde to Beasley Flats
Beasely Flats to Childs
Horseshoe Reservoir to Bartlett Reservoir
Bartlett Reservoir to confluence with Salt River
Virgin River Gorge

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2005-05-10 21:55:39

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

2009-03-22 07:00:50 (2354 days ago)
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This stretch can easily be class III+ in places: lots of strainers and VERY remote.
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