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Difficulty II
Length 1 Miles
Flow Range 300 - 1800 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 3 months ago 133 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 05/25/2017 7:31 am

River Description

A small set of "enhanced" rapids for tubers, kayaks, and canoes.
Surfing is popular with SUPs and kayaks, 500-1000 being good levels, and down to 300 still being fun.

Rapid Descriptions

upper putins

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There are various possible putins. Some convenient ones are on the upstream side of the Bear River State Park. 

surf wave

Class - N/A Mile - 1.58
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Bear Paw surf wave

Class - N/A Mile - 1.8
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At a footbridge with convenient parking.


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Directions Description

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Save The Date: Wild West River Fest (WY)

Kestrel Kunz

Cody, Wyoming - This August 19 & 20 the Wild West Paddle Club is hosting the 2017 Wild West River Fest in Cody, Wyoming. In celebration of the beautiful Shoshone River, the Fest has events for everyone - Slalom Race, Class II Sprint, Shoshone Canyon Boater Cross, and many other fun activities for the whole family! Weekend festivities are free to the public, with the exception of race registration fees for competitors. You can find a full schedule here and all competitors need to register online in advance.  


Bill Hunt


Matt Muir


Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1202235 05/25/17 Bill Hunt added some surf waves and distances.
1207577 05/13/18 Bill Hunt added some surf waves and distances.
1194767 03/30/20 n/a n/a