This can be a good stretch for beginners with some rolling experience, since its still a big river. Make sure you have floatation bags in your boat.
The Kings wave is about 1.3 miles above this takeout, with staircase access. Its in for surfing at high spring flows. In 2011 the Wyoming Whitewater Championship rodeo was held on this feature, with flows around 16,000cfs. http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/btnf/recreation/wateractivities/recarea/?recid=77362&actid=79
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Cody, Wyoming - This August 19 & 20 the Wild West Paddle Club is hosting the 2017 Wild West River Fest in Cody, Wyoming. In celebration of the beautiful Shoshone River, the Fest has events for everyone - Slalom Race, Class II Sprint, Shoshone Canyon Boater Cross, and many other fun activities for the whole family! Weekend festivities are free to the public, with the exception of race registration fees for competitors. You can find a full schedule here and all competitors need to register online in advance.
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