Short Mini-Gorge southwest of Paris, AR just off Hwy 309.
Put-in at bridge on Red Bench Road. Run the gorge, then hike back up.
Put-in is on National Forest Land, most of the gorge is on private land.
Photos on the Ozark Whitewater Page
Visual at Put-in bridge. Needs recent heavy rain.
Permits are not required for this reach.
This is a 'park-and-huck' mini-gorge. Put-in, run the gorge, then cary back up to your vehicle. Therefore, ignore the shuttle directions given below. However, you can use the text box to enter your home or other starting location to get drive time, distance, and directions to this location.
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