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Dosewallips    3. Six Mile Bridge to Dosewallips State Park™ ©
Class II-III
6.5Miles

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Put In Longitude : -123.00093 Putin
Put In Latitude : 47.7209663
Take Out Longitude : -122.89630 Take Out
Take Out Latitude : 47.6879196
County : Jefferson Shuttle

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Minimum Recomended Level:  700      Maximum Recomended Level:  1500  

 River Alerts   ( Add Alert ) Pinned Forum Threads
 One spanning tree across the river requires and easy portage on R. Left. - Posted by: jP on 1/11/2010 3:39:00 PM -  [Remove Alert]

 2/12/16 In the short canyon 90 degree turn was totally blocked should scout no way to climb out - Posted by: RPMMAX on 2/26/2016 9:08:00 AM -  [Remove Alert]

 As of 11/20/16, the lower canyon is still unrunnable due to an epic log jam - Posted by: AdamG on 11/21/2016 5:20:00 PM -  [Remove Alert]

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  Fun Facts

This run is nice to combine with the "upper" section to make a 12 mile run. It is recommmended to run it at higher flows to facillitate a fairly expedient trip with all of the gravel bars covered. You'll probably see some eagles and great blue heron.


   Run Description

WOOD HAZARD (4/12/18): Very sketchy log jam in place toward the bottom of the gorge. Egress from the canyon above the log jam is not possible. At low water, it looks possible to eddy out and either climb over the logs or squeeze under on river left. High water could make this a deadly spot. Not a spot to take a class II-III boater at any water level. If you decide to attempt this gorge, SCOUT the log jam BEFORE you put on.


Below 6 mile bridge, it barely gets more difficult than class III- so consider it a class II+ run overall. Very scenic. Mostly the standard gravel bar/braided channel character, with one short beautiful class II canyon. This canyon may have a few nice play waves at the right levels.

You probably want current for this run, so higher flows are best. beware to pick the proper channels around the islands, though, and always watch out for wood.

When you get down to where the houses and cottages are, there is one obvious spot that will make you drool if you own a squirt boat and know how to use it.

A great run to take beginners on. Paddle all the way out onto Hood Canal. It's cool.



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BUZZ's 4/13/2018 Run SubmissionBUZZ4/13/2018 9:44:00 AM
James's 4/9/2007 Run SubmissionJames4/9/2007 8:26:00 PM

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