Blacksmith Fork - 01. Hardware Ranch to Hyrum City Power Plant


Blacksmith Fork, Utah, US

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01. Hardware Ranch to Hyrum City Power Plant

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 9 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
BLACKSMITH FORK AB UP and L CO.'S DAM NR HYRUM, UT
usgs-10113500 150 - 1500 cfs I-III 01h12m 156 cfs (running)
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River Description

Christopher Pajak shared:
Tight and technical, short but steep rapids, enough wood to make you nervous - people have been pinned on logs here. One ~6-8-ft riverwide vertical drop over an old concrete diversion, not too sticky on the right, deep pool. Put in and take out where ever you want.

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Last Updated: 2017-07-09 21:15:08

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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September 10 2017 (11 days ago)
DaveSLC (157141)
Ran this at 160 in packrafts. Seems like an ideal flow, much more and the over hanging trees/
bushes would be more of a problem. Few strainers, only a couple portages. Two class III+ drops.
Lots of bush bashing in boats though. That said, its a beautiful river, clean, clear, sandy bottom,
little pollution, a gem for Northern Utah. The ~7 mile section below the dam looks good too.


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