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Difficulty II-III+ at this flow (II-IV normally)
Length 2.4 Miles
Gauge FERRON CREEK (UPPER STATION) NEAR FERRON, UT
Flow Range 250 - 1000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 16 minutes ago 24.1 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 07/09/2017 9:29 pm

River Description


Another nice desert creek, worth doing if its over 300. Can be bank scouted a short walk from the road, like at the concrete dip in the road. Take a look for wood the first time down in the spring. A touch easier than Cottonwood Creek, but can still pack a punch at higher water, and, although its less forested than Huntington, wood will move after a high water event. IV- above 350. 

Putting in as high as possible before the road turns away from the creek, at Stevens Creek on the map, is possible, but rarely done because there is usually riverwide wood, and comparatively flat water for the first 1.5 miles. Putting in at a paved bridge makes for a nice 2.4 mile run, and that is what is shown now on the map. Putting in at Stevens Creek would make the run 4.0 miles (measured on the road). You can run all the way down to the reservoir, but expect a more muddy, buggy takeout. 

Rapid Descriptions

Undercut rock

Class - N/A Mile - 1
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A massive undercut rock juts out from the left bank across half the river. Its not in a rapid, more of a scenic attraction, with some rock climbs across the creek as well. 

easier takeout

Class - N/A Mile - 1.8
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After the sharp left turn, is a possible takeout if you want to keep the run to class 2+/3-. The rapids pick up after here.

Comments

Gage Descriptions

Well gauged; the gauge is near the takeout. There are no dams above this stretch, so it has a normal diurnal flow, and responds to rain; in fact it can flash flood, so watch the weather forecast.

Take Out

39.12,-111.218

Permits

NA

Directions Description


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Green River Boat Passage Officially Open! - UT

4/6/2017
Kestrel Kunz

American Whitewater staff traveled to Green River, UT in late March to meet with private water users and state agencies, and to participate in the official opening of the new boat passage through the Green River Diversion (Tusher Dam). Completion of the boat passage has freed the Green River from its last in-stream obstruction between the Flaming Gorge Dam and the confluence with the Colorado River – over 400 floatable river miles through iconic canyons and historic landmarks. It has a been a long process, and our work isn’t over yet! As your boating representative, American Whitewater will continue to work closely with the dam operators and Utah’s Division of State Lands (FFSL) to ensure that the boat passage meets the needs of the public during its inaugural year.

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Revisions

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1191643 05/15/02 n/a n/a
1202332 06/22/13 Bill Hunt
1202337 06/29/13 Thomas O'Keefe Photo
1203321 04/25/14 Bill Hunt
1203322 04/25/14 Bill Hunt
1203323 04/25/14 Bill Hunt
1207936 07/09/17 Kestrel Kunz Reach # fixed