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We were just up there last weekend. Didn't float. Stopped at a fly shop for advise and got it.The water is up, for a while, and the fishing is good. you can float to the take out near Garlic Mike's in 3-4 hours or into town. The take out is near the airport, Twin bridges. Good looking fishing water. I'm not aware of any shuttle service.
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Are you fishing or floating? Either way it's a great, mellow run.

The put-in is small and on the east side of hwy 135. There is only space for about 3-4 vehicles to park at the actual put-in. Legal parking is about 1/4 mile south, also on the east side of 135. Some people park on the shoulder of the highway directly across from the put in, but the city put up no parking signs this past year so park there at your own risk. Haven't seen anyone towed yet, though.

The most common take-out is at the Gunnison whitewater park, also referred to as Twin Bridges. You can take out on either side of the river. Multiple big eddies that will fit a couple of boats. Optionally, you can float an additional ~5 miles downstream past the whitewater park to River Station. 38°31'04.8"N 106°59'40.6"W · 524 Co Rd 32, Gunnison, CO 81230 If you take out here, be sure to get eyes on the eddy while you're setting shuttle as it is small. It's on river right, just before you pass underneath a bridge. I like this last section a lot. There is one Class II rapid just after the whitewater park.

The put-in and both take-outs are trailer friendly. Just be wary about getting to the put-in between 8am - 10am as it will be packed with fly fishing guides.
 

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Additionally, the new boat ramp, Shady Island, river right just before Garlic Mike's river bar is a nice spot to pull out, tie up and have lunch, hang out, or use the portojohn. It's a little over half way to Twin Bridges from Almont.
 
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