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Difficulty IV
Length 5.5 Miles
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Reach Info Last Updated 02/26/2011 4:01 pm

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Check out the description, with excellent pictures, in Jason Rackley's Oregon Kayaking. Rackley divides the Collowash into three sections: the Upper, Middle, and Lower. His Middle constitutes the first two miles of this run, from the Mile 5.5 Bridge to the Hot Springs Fork bridge.

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New Wild and Scenic Rivers Proposed for Oregon

Thomas O'Keefe

Today Congressmen Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) announced their plan for increasing Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon this year. Their vision includes adding 79.6 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers on the Mt. Hood National Forest and 142.9 miles of tributaries to the Lower Rogue Wild and Scenic River.

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Mt. Hood (OR) Wilderness Proposal, Another Step Forward

Thomas O'Keefe

This past week Oregon Senators Wyden and Smith introduced their Wilderness proposal for Mt. Hood. The proposal would designate more than 125,000 acres as Wilderness and designate approximately 80 miles of rivers as Wild and Scenic.

Matt Muir


Thomas O'Keefe


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