Ouachita - 1) Acorn to Little Hope Road (35.4 miles)


Ouachita, Arkansas, US

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1) Acorn to Little Hope Road (35.4 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 35.4 Miles
Avg. Gradient 6 fpm
Max Gradient 12 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Ouachita River near Mount Ida, AR
usgs-07356000 500 - 2500 cfs I-II 00h19m 501 cfs (running)


River Description

Several places to access to make shorter day trips.

From
To
Length
(miles)
Gradient
(FPM)
Comments
Hwy 71 near Acorn
to Hwy 88 East of Mena.
6.1 11 Requires high water as this is high in the watershed. Private Land.
Hwy 88
to Polk County Road 63.
9.7 7 Requires higher water as this is high in the watershed. Private Land.
Polk County Road 63
to Polk County Road 67 near Cherry Hill.
6.7 4.5 Private Land
Polk County Road 67
to Little Hope Road near Pine Ridge.
12.9 5.5 Enters Ouachita National Forest about halfway.



Can combine with downstream sections for longer trips.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-25 23:33:51

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Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

Gauge levels are a guess for good float levels. These sections are higher in the watershed, upstream of the gauge.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Ouachita River near Mount Ida, AR
usgs-07356000 500 - 2500 cfs I-II 00h19m 501 cfs (running)
Gauge (414 sq.mi.drainage) is 20 miles downstream of take-out of this long reach, thus may not be completely accurate for flows here.
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -2500 cfs barely runnable-high runnable I-II

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 1) Acorn to Little Hope Road (35.4 miles), Ouachita Arkansas, US (mobile)