Caddo - Norman to Amity (29 miles)

Caddo, Arkansas, US


Norman to Amity (29 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 29 Miles
Avg. Gradient 8 fpm
Max Gradient 10 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Caddo River near Caddo Gap, AR
usgs-07359610 50 - 1500 cfs I-II 00h22m 243 cfs (running)

River Description

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.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-22 19:06:02

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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June 4 2008 (3723 days ago)
David McDonaldDetails
Not a whole lot of whitewater at most lower levels; but that's not what this river is all about
anyway. Lots of people having a good time, and some really nice scenery. A great river to relax,
laugh, and have a little fun.

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