Caddo, Arkansas, US
|Usual Difficulty||I-II (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||8 fpm|
|Max Gradient||10 fpm|
|Caddo River near Caddo Gap, AR|
|usgs-07359610||50 - 1500 cfs||I-II||00h19m||10300 cfs (too high)|
There are many places to access the river between Norman and Glenwood as Hwy 8/27 parallels the river.
River is typically floated in sections, with the most popular being:
Norman to Caddo Gap - 7 to 8 miles
Caddo Gap to Glenwood - 7 to 8 miles
Glenwood to Amity(Hwy 182) - 8.5 miles
Amity(Hwy 182)to Amity(Hwy 84) - 5 miles
Spring fed river and is often floatable at low levels year-round although some dragging may occur in shallow shoals.
If ample water is available, check out the sections above Norman and on the South Fork.