FUN FACT: Fun river when there's water to fill in the boulder gardens.
SEASON: Winter rain storms. Generally best when rivers are moderately high.
ACCESS: The put-in is at Klahowya Campground (those looking for more action at the start can put-in at the upstream of the two bridges, at Highway 101 mile 212.6, and run "Bridge Drop"). The campground is located at Highway 101 mile 211.9 on the north side of the road. To reach the take-out, travel west to Highway 101 mile 206.4 and turn south on Hillstrom Rd. and follow it to the boat launch access.
Several boulder gardens that form relatively easy but high qualilty rapids.
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There is an old USGS gauging
12041500, 1917-1980) with an
intact staff gauge upstream (see
directions for finding it on the Upper Soleduck
description). For the most part you
can check the visually along the shuttle
road and from several bridges that
cross the Soleduck. For those trying to
assess the run from a remote location
check the Hoh River gauge (look for it to
be up around 4000).
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.
Grace and Cassia on the Sol Duc
Rapid on the Sol Duc
Enjoying the Sol Duc
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