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Snoqualmie    1. Blue Hole to Snoqualmie Falls™ ©
Class I-II
6.2Miles

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Put In Longitude : -121.76521 Putin
Put In Latitude : 47.496366
Take Out Longitude : -121.83598 Take Out
Take Out Latitude : 47.54117
County : Shuttle
   Gauge Information (Professor Paddle updated levels from SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR SNOQUAL at 3/28/2017 10:29:15 AM)
Gauge Forecast Height Current Flow Authority Physical Update
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR SNOQUAL NWRFC | FC Page 7.16  4470 cfs  USGS - NWIS 3/28/2017 9:30:00 AM
Minimum Recomended Level:  1000 cfs     Maximum Recomended Level:  5000 cfs 

  Putin Details

Take the North Bend exit off I-90(exit 31). Two blocks east of E.J. Roberts Park in North Bend. Parking available next to the gate where SE 114th street dead ends.


  Takeout Details

Sandy Cove park in Snoqalmie has parking but a steep takeout. Hwy. 202 bridge adds 1/4 of a mile of flatwater but the takeout is 1500 feet before Snoqaulmie Falls and has a good view of the horizon line.


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 One large log jam and two river wide strainers are in play. 3 portage minimum to do this run. - Posted by: tkelley on 10/9/2011 7:44:00 PM -  [Remove Alert]

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Features on this run

Feature Name Class
Blue Hole II
Three Forks II+
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  Fun Facts

Good begginer run if clear of wood.


   Run Description

This run starts either above of below the first rapid, Blue Hole. The pool at the bottom of Blue Hole is the perfect spot for those brand new to kayaking to practice eddy turns and paddling in a current. There is some surf potential at this spot with ok eddy access. The exciting rapids are in the first third of this run with nothing exceeding the difficulty of the optional first rapid. Lots of flatwater untill the takeout.



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