Ouachita - 2) Little Hope Road to USFS Dragover Campground (29.4 miles)

Ouachita, Arkansas, US


2) Little Hope Road to USFS Dragover Campground (29.4 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 29.4 Miles
Avg. Gradient 4 fpm
Max Gradient 5 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Ouachita River near Mount Ida, AR
usgs-07356000 200 - 2000 cfs I-II 01h09m 1130 cfs (running)
High-boatable flows; very pushy; advanced whitewater skills may be required. Gauge (414 sq.mi.drainage) is 2/3rds of the way down this long reach, so should accurately reflect flows.

River Description

Several places to access to make shorter day trips. These are the more popular float sections and several outfitters are availble in the Mt. Ida area.

Little Hope Road
to Hwy 379 near Oden.
10.2 5 National Forest
Hwy 379
to Hwy 270 near Pencil Bluff.
9.5 5 National Forest
Hwy 270
to Hwy 298 near Sims.
3.9 4.5 National Forest
Hwy 298
to USFS Dragover Campground West Side.
5.8 4.5 National Forest

Can combine with sections upstream and/or downstream for longer trips.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-25 23:35:50

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