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Idaho whitewater, Bruneau River - East Fork

Owyhee county, Winter Camp to Roberson Trail section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     9 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Idaho are often tougher than in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The beautiful scenery of Owyhee County and the water flowing gracefully down Bruneau River - East Fork have people coming here. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, it's good length for a morning trip. There are campgrounds
    quite near the river where you can camp. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you won't find many other paddling rivers. This stretch of Bruneau
River - East Fork is 9 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. The Winter Camp to Roberson Trail stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Mountain Home, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further  
down the page.

Briefly about the general area:
If the weather is delightful here at Bruneau River - East Fork, you can go for a hike along the Roberson Trail. Bruneau River - East Fork is generally a reasonably dry site. The month with most of the rain is November, and July is when it's the driest. Throughout the warmest time of the year highs here at Bruneau River - East Fork reach the 90's, and the night is fairly cooler of course, mostly in the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's, and winter nights come with lows in the 20's to Bruneau River - East Fork.

Bruneau River - East Fork, Winter Camp to Roberson Trail road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Bruneau River - East Fork.
 Whitewater Near Bruneau River - East Fork:
Bruneau River - East Fork, Owyhee County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9 miles long (Winter Camp to Roberson Trail)
Bruneau River, Owyhee County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 40 miles long (Indian Hot Springs to 8 miles South of Bruneau)
Sheep Creek, Owyhee County, 18 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 19.3 miles long (Marys Creek to Bruneau River)
Marys Creek, Owyhee County, 21 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (to Sheep Creek)
Whitewater Outfitter - Idakay Ventures Company, Elmore County, 27 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Bruneau River - East Fork:
Bogus Basin, Idaho , 68 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
Soldier Mountain, Idaho , 70 miles away, 1425 foot drop, 3 lifts, 36 runs
Magic Mountain, Idaho , 94 miles away, 700 foot drop, 3 lifts, 13 runs
Sun Valley, Idaho , 100 miles away, 3400 foot drop, 19 lifts, 75 runs
 Hotels Near Bruneau River - East Fork:
Hampton Inn - Suites Mountain Home, Mountain Home , 28 miles away
Best Western Foothills Inn, Mountain Home , 28 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bruneau River - East Fork:
Bruneau River - Clover Creek, Bruneau, 2 miles away
Bruneau River - No Name 1, Hammett, 4 miles away
Bruneau River - Sheepshead, Hammett, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Bruneau River - East Fork:
Roberson Trail, Owyhee , 7 miles away
Cedar Tree Trail, Owyhee , 17 miles away
Tindall Trail, Owyhee , 18 miles away
Batt Trail, Owyhee , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Bruneau River - East Fork:
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman - ID , 52 miles away
Bruneau Dunes State Park, Idaho , 17 miles away
Three Island Crossing State Park, Idaho , 27 miles away

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