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Arkansas River, Colorado

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AW Class: III
Length: 8.7 miles
Average Gradient: 33 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.44847
Longitude: -105.52246

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.48472
Longitude: -105.43251

Paddling Rivers Near Arkansas River, Colorado:

   Arkansas River, Chaffee/Fremont County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 8.7 miles long (Highway Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch)

   Arkansas River, Fremont County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9 miles long (Parkdale Launch to Canon City)

   Whitewater Outfitter - American Adventure Expeditions, Fremont County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Clear Creek Rafting, Fremont County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Royal Gorge Rafting, Fremont County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Grape Creek, Fremont County, 12 miles away
      Class IV+ - 15 miles long (Bear Gulch to Canon City)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Adventure Outfitter, Fremont County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Raft Masters, Fremont County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Rock & Row, Fremont County, 23 miles away
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   South Platte River, Jefferson County, 24 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 8 miles long (Eleven Mile Reservoir to Lake George)

   Arkansas River, -blank- County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III - 27.9 miles long (Highway Rincon to Pinnacle Rock)

Hotels near Arkansas River, Colorado:

Econo Lodge Canon City, Canon City
16.3 miles away
Super 8 Canon City, Canon City
17.8 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Canon City, Canon City
17.9 miles away
Budget Host Royal Gorge Inn, Canon City
18.7 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites, Canon City
19.5 miles away
Hampton Inn Canon City, Canon City
20 miles away
Best Western Canon City, Canon City
20.5 miles away
Super 8 Florence Canon City A, Florence
25.8 miles away
Gold King Mountain Inn, Cripple Creek
25.9 miles away
Victor Hotel, Victor
27.3 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Salida CO, Salida
35.8 miles away
Days Inn Salida, Salida
36.1 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Arkansas River, Colorado:

   Arkansas Headwaters State Recreation Area - Five Points, Cotopaxi, 1 miles away

   McIntyre Hills Wilderness Study Area, Cotopaxi, 8 miles away

   Texas Creek, Cotopaxi, 8 miles away

   Prospectors RV Resort, Canon City, 9 miles away

   Buffalo Bill's Royal Gorge Campground, Canon City, 10 miles away

   Royal Gorge Camp 88, Canon City, 10 miles away

   Deer Haven, Canon City, 11 miles away

Public Lands Near Arkansas River, Colorado:

   Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant - CO, 27 miles away

   Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Mosca - CO, 47 miles away

   Eleven Mile State Park, Colorado, 26 miles away

   Spinney State Park, Colorado, 31 miles away

   Mueller State Park, Colorado, 31 miles away

   Rio Grande National Forest, Colorado, 32 miles away

Lakes Near Arkansas River, Colorado:

   DeWeese Reservoir, Custer , 14 miles away

   Lone Tree Reservoir, Fremont , 17 miles away

Current weather conditions and forecast for Arkansas River, Colorado

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