Kings, Arkansas, US
|Usual Difficulty||III+ (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||31 fpm|
Location: NW, Approximately 36 miles east from Fayetteville, AR.
Shuttle Length: 17.4 miles. (See details in "Directions" Tab.)
Put-in elevation is approximately 1713'.
Take-out elevation is approximately 1352'.
Thus total elevation change is approximately 361'.
Information (lat, lng, elev, total drop, run length, shuttle length) adjusted and/or verified from best manual extrapolation of online data (via maps.google.com, distance measuring tool, and other resources). 2009.01.25
More info at Upper Kings, Ozark Whitewater Page.
There is a gauge on the downstream side of the Dripping Springs bridge at the put-in. It is graduated in 1/10 inch increments.
Minimum is 1.0 ft., optimum from 1.5 to 2.5 ft., and if water is running over the bridge the run is too high.