Illinois - 1) Hogeye to Praire Grove (8.35 miles)

Illinois, Arkansas, US


1) Hogeye to Praire Grove (8.35 miles)

Usual Difficulty II+ (for normal flows)
Length 8.35 Miles
Avg. Gradient 14 fpm
Max Gradient 22 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Illinois River South of Siloam Springs, AR
usgs-07195430 6.00 - 9.00 ft II+ 00h48m 5.03 ft (too low)

River Description

Best action is in the first 3-4 miles from Hogeye to Orr Road. There are a couple other access points. The bottom portion slows down as it enters flat field lands. Entire run is on private land.

From To Distance Gradient
Hogeye Road, West of Hwys 265 at 156 in Hogeye   Orr Road 3.3 miles 20 ft/mi.
Orr Road Illinois Chapel Road 2.75 miles   12 ft/mi.
Illinois Chapel Road Hwy 62 East of Prairie Grove   2.3 miles 10.5 ft/mi.

Can be combined with downstream sections for longer trips.

Check out the Ozark Whitewater Page for more info.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-24 17:24:17

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