Looking for data on the White River--Rangely to the Green Confluence. We are thinking of floating (rubber) this on the way to Deso/Grey in late May. I know its flat, and about 80 miles. Hows camping, etc? Any play worth bringing the plastic? Thx
From Rangely you'll be in farmland for about 15 miles before it enters canyon. There is a small rapid at Cowboy Canyon (class I, II on a good day). The rest of the run is glass.
Launch downstream of Rangely to avoid a possibly low/ narrow bridge and the view of peoples backyards.
Camping isn't a problem, lots of open areas. Cowboy Canyon has a nice camp, and Goblin Valley is popular. I think most of the lower run is BLM so you can camp wherever.
Once you pass the Gas Wells takeout, you're on the Reservation. You will need to obtain a permit from the Res to paddle, take out, etc. I've never paddled below Gas Wells for that reason. That and I don't like my truck being broken into.
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