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Difficulty IV-V(V+)
Length 3 Miles
Gauge VIRGIN RIVER AT VIRGIN, UT
Flow Range 500 - 750 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 17 minutes ago 1750 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/09/2017 10:24 pm

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Permission (to access from private property) or trespass will probably be necessary to access this reach. The rewards are likely the most difficult section the Virgin has to offer . . . bouder-choked, steep chutes, slots and seives, vertical pin possibilities . . . be prepared for anything.

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Help Protect Utah’s Potential Wild and Scenic Rivers!

2008-04-12 00:00:00-04
Nathan Fey

Since 2007 the US Forest Service has been conducting a statewide study of all rivers in Utah’s National Forests to decide which are suitable to become Wild and Scenic Rivers. In the fall of 2008 the Forest Service is planning to release a Final Environmental Impact Statement, which will include the Forest Service’s recommendation on which of all the rivers in Utah’s National Forests the Forest Service recommends should become Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Between now and the fall of 2008 the Forest Service will be creating that list, so now is the time to add your name in support of Utah’s Renowned Rivers.

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Comments needed on Virgin River Wild & Scenic Management Plan

2010-10-10 00:00:00-04
Nathan Fey

Utah - The National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management are developing a Comprehensive River Management Plan for the Virgin Wild and Scenic River. As paddlers, our input on what makes the Virgin River and its tributaries outstandingly remarkable will help protect this river system for the benefit and enjoyment of future generations.

Between now and December 6th, we need your input!

 

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Green River Boat Passage Officially Open! - UT

2017-04-06 14:07:00-04
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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Matt Muir

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Nathan Fey

Colorado Stewardship Director

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Kestrel Kunz