Quinault - 2. Cannings Creek to South Shore Rd. access


Quinault, Washington, US

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2. Cannings Creek to South Shore Rd. access

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 6.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 20 fpm

Quinault River


Quinault River
Photo by Thomas O'Keefe © taken 04/22/10

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
QUINAULT RIVER AT QUINAULT LAKE, WA
usgs-12039500 900 - 6000 cfs II 00h27m 5880 cfs (running)


River Description

ACCESS: At Highway 101 mile 126.5 head east up South Shore Road. Drive past Quinault Lake and follow the road a few miles to a bridge that crosses the Quinault River and connects with North Shore Road. This is the put-in or you can continue up the South Shore Road and put-in near Howe Creek. You can takeout a few miles back down the road at a driftboat access on river left.

DESCRIPTION:

Like the Queets this is really more of a fishing river than a kayak run. There are a couple of little waves and eddy lines to play around on, but other than that you come here for the enjoyment of floating down a beautiful floodplain river. Beware of log jams. The current is powerful and in some cases these jams can create class III hazards.

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StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-09-30 04:19:15

Rapid Descriptions

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