Canyon Creek is a tributary of the Trinity River. The main run is short but the upper from the last bridge is kinda like an upper trinity/coffee type thing. Lots of 2 and 3 and great waves at higher flows.
Many rapids on the run are on bends. The current flows over a boulder bar (gravel bar?), pushes into a wall, then turns sharply. The creek has a really good rapid in a mini gorge near the end.
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Canyon Creek is lots of fun. The main run is short but the upper from the last bridge is kinda like a upper trinity/coffee type thing. Lots of 2 and 3 and great waves at higher flows.
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