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Puerto Rico whitewater, Guabo River

Las Marias county, Rt. 124 to Anasco river confluence section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III+     4 miles
  The wonderful Puerto Rico scenery and the cool fresh water beats anything. The put-in is not too far from MayagŁez, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. On this section you do get some distance, suitable for an afternoon trip. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. There are some good sections to paddle in this
    river system, the Rt. 124 to Anasco river confluence section is one of them. This stretch of Guabo River in Las Marias County is 4 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class III+ section of whitewater.

Briefly
about the general area:
Near Guabo River you discover Quebrada Fria which is a great site to stop at. Go for a hike on the Vereda Descanso, and there are plenty of people from Maricao here. This river is a wonderful place to visit. Good hiking is available along the Vereda Helechal. Guabo River frequently gets a great deal of rain. For the period of the month of May you get the most rain around here, and January is the month with the
 
least moisture. At Guabo River all through the warm days of summer highs are in the 90's. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures fall down into the 60's. Highs through the wintertime are typically in the 80's with winter lows in the 60's overnight here at Guabo River.

Guabo River, Rt. 124 to Anasco river confluence road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Guabo River.
 Whitewater Near Guabo River:
Guabo River, Las Marias County, 1 miles away
      Class III+ - 4 miles long (Rt. 124 to Anasco river confluence)
Anasco River, Las Marias County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 7.8 miles long (Rt. 124 bridge to Route 119 bridge)
Areciebo River, Utuado County, 15 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 3.8 miles long (Hacienda Santa Elena to Utuado)
Areciebo River, Utuado County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.25 miles long (Dos Bocas to Vado)
 Beaches Near Guabo River:
Playa Sabaneta, Mayaguez , 16 miles away
Playa del Mar, Mayaguez , 16 miles away
Playa La Puente, Rincon , 17 miles away
Playa Bramadero, Mayaguez , 17 miles away
Puntas Arenas Beach, Mayaguez , 18 miles away
 Trails Near Guabo River:
Vereda Descanso, San German , 8 miles away
Vereda Helechal, San German , 8 miles away
Vereda de las Cotorras, Isabela , 13 miles away
Vereda Caracol, Anasco , 16 miles away
Cobanas Trail, Guanica , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Guabo River
Lago Lucchetti, Yauco , 11 miles away
Lago Jordan, Utuado , 18 miles away
Lago Caonillas, Utuado , 20 miles away

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