Gunnisons rapid is fun from about 200 cfs to about 2000 cfs. You can take the right line at higher flows, the center line at medium flows, and the left line at lower flows. If you enjoy this enough to do over again, take out on river left and walk back the 150 yards or so via a well worn trail. Take out is easy, but put in above the rapids can be difficult and muddy.
At times muscrat are rampant in this area, with about 20 seen during one run.
Gunnison Rapid was a fun begineer rapid @ 170 CFS.
Poole Rd Access is open again. Parking is improved but the launch/access to the water remains the same.
6 years ago
by Hank Stroup
Please also see Crabtree Creek at US 1 for additional flow into this section.
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Old Milburnie Dam
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