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Washougal    4 - Highway 140 to Hathaway Park (Big Eddy Section)™ ©
Class III-IV
Avg Gradient 35 fpm

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Zip Code : 98671 General Area
Put In Longitude : -122.30666 Putin
Put In Latitude : 45.6247215
Take Out Longitude : -122.345 Take Out
Take Out Latitude : 45.5835
County : Skamania Shuttle
   Gauge Information (Professor Paddle updated levels from Washougal River @ Hathaway Park at 2/24/2009 11:09:57 AM)
Gauge Forecast Height Current Flow Authority Physical Update
Washougal River @ Hathaway Park n/a  6820 cfs  Washington State DOE 02/24/2009
Minimum Recomended Level:  1000 cfs     Maximum Recomended Level:  3500 cfs 


Take Hwy 14 to Washougal

  Putin Details

Drive up Washougal river road to mile 9.9 and turn right on Canyon Creek road (look for a store here) and cross the bridge over the river. Immediately after the bridge turn right on Sportsman road and continue a short ways to the Fishing Access area.

  Takeout Details

Take out in Washougal at Hathaway Park. From Hwy 14 turn onto Washougal River road. In a few blocks turn right on F street. In a few more blocks turn left on 25th St. Hathaway Park is at the end of the street.

Alternatively, take out at the WDFW boat ramp 3 miles up Washougal River road (Discover Pass or WDFW pass required)

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   Run Description [Season: Rainy]

Rainy season run close to Portland with several class 2 rapids a few class 3s and one big class 3+ to 4 rapid (Big Eddy).

Big Eddy rapids can be scouted on the shuttle up and is pretty easy to spot from the road. Its located just downstream from... yes, a big eddy.


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