There are various small islands on the run, strange cables in the water precede the waterfall, and the water isn’t likely as clean as the water in the Gorge. That said, the Little Klickitat is a great run with a character that is unique in southern Washington. If you boat class V you’ll have a great day. If IV is your ceiling, you might be a bit gripped in places. Put-on before noon as the river will take longer than you think.
See Jason Rackley's site for important access information and flows.
The flow range above is based on the USGS Klickitat
gauge but DOE has installed a Little Klickitat gauge providing a
direct reading for this river.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
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