Virgin - 03. LaVerkin to Hurricane


Virgin, Utah, US

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03. LaVerkin to Hurricane

Usual Difficulty III (for normal flows)
Length 13 Miles
Avg. Gradient 25 fpm

Virgin Falls


Virgin Falls
Photo by Will Reeves taken 06/23/17 @ 90 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
VIRGIN RIVER NEAR HURRICANE, UT
usgs-09408150 400 - 10000 cfs III 00h39m 61.2 cfs (too low)


River Description

A beautiful run through a basalt and sandstone gorge.

The first (and largest) rapid lies immediately downstream of Pah Tempe Hot Springs as the river cuts through sandstone bluffs, volcanic cinder cones and basalt flows. Downstream, the river meanders around tamarisk benches before encountering more basalt ledges at Berry Springs. Hwy.9 provides a handy take-out.
 


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-07-09 22:25:02

Rapid Descriptions

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