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The Colorado River Through The Grand Canyon

THE COLORADO RIVER THROUGH THE GRAND CANYON LEE'S FERRY * CLEAR CREEK" (S) A KWAGUNT (L) A WALTENBERG (S) A 8s BELOW CLEARA CREEK (S) A ZOROASTER" (M) 13 29 KWAGUNT (4-6) WALTENBERG (3-5) BELOW A KWAGUNT (M) 29 MILE (3) ZOROASTER (4) A SHINUMO WASH (L) 53 86 14 FENCE FAULT (L) A SAND PILE (L) A 115 U. GARNET (M) A L. GARNET (M) A 59 A BELOW AWATUBI 7 LEFT (S) SOUTH A 32 CANYON (L) A U. CREMATION" (M) AL CREMATION (M) 116 60 60 MILE (S) A 83 60 MILE (4) VASEY'S* PARADISE NAVAJO BRIDGES * PHANTOM RANCH * 60 MILE A LEDGE (S) 61.1 MILE (S) A 5 MILE (XS) A 33 117 * REDWALL CAVERN A BELOW REDWALL (S) A LITTLE REDWALL (M) PIPE SPRINGS (3) ABOVE LCR (M) A * LITTLE COLORADO RIVER BELOW PIPE A CREEK (S) A BUCKHORN CANYON (S) 6 MILE (M) A 34 118 BELOW ELVES A RIGHT (S) BELOW LCR (S) A 91 HORN CREEK (7-9) 35 CRASH A CANYON (M) A NAUTILOID (L) 119.1 MILE (S) A BIG DUNE (M) A 119.8 MILE A RIGHT (S) 91 MILE CREEK (S) A BADGER (4-6) A JACKAŠS CANYON (L) A 8.5 MILE (S) ASANDBAR (S) 64 120 BADGER (M) A TRINITY CREEK (S) A A 120 MILE (L) A OPPOSITE BLACKTAIL (S) A BELOW BLACKTAIL (L) A 121.4 MILE (S) 36 MILE (4) BLACKTAIL (M) A L. BLACKTAIL (M) A A ABOVE SALT CREEK (M) A SALT CREEK (S) 37 CARBON (L) A SALT CREEK (2) LAVA A CANYON (M) LAVA CANYON (2-4) A GRANITE (L) TATAHATSO (L) ABOVE MARTHA'S (S) A MARTHA'S (M) 67 122 GRANITE (7-8) A PALISADES (M) A 122.3 MILE (S) 94 MILE A 95 CANYON (XS) 122 MILE A CANYON (L) 123 A ABOVE ESPEJO (S) 39 SOẠP CREEK (M) A REDBUD A ALCOVE (M) A U. FORSTER (M) A HERMIT (M) SOẠP CREEK (5-6) FORSTER (3-6) BELOW A 124 FORSTER (M) HERMIT (7-8) A BROWN'S INSCRIPTION (S) A 12.4 MILE (S) 63 A ENFILADE (M) U. TANNER (L) A TANNER (L) A 69 A SCHIST (M) 13 MILE (M) A 125 BUCK FARM (L) A TANNER (2-4) A BOUCHER (M) A BELOW TANNER (M) BOUCHER (4-5) A FOSSIL (L) FOSSIL (3-6) 126 A SHEER WALL (S) A BELOW FOSSIL (M) BASALT (M) A SHEER WALL (2-3) CRYSTAL (M) A CRYSTAL (7-10) 15 43 71 EGO BEACH (S) A A ANASAZI BRIDGE (S) A LOWER ANASAZI (S) A PRESIDENT HARDING (M) A EMINENCE (L) A WILLIE TAYLOR (S) RANDY'S ROCK (L) A A ABOVE TUNA (XS) A CARDENAS (M) TUNA CREEK (5-7) 16 72 128 PRESIDENT HARDING (4) AL TUNA (L) LOWER TUNA (4) A HOT NA NA (M) U. UNKAR (M) A 128 MILE (4) A UNKAR LEFT (L) 101 17 73 UNKAR (4-7) 129 HOUSE ROCK (4-7) HOUSE ROCK (L) A SPECTER (6) SAPPHIRE (6) 45 74 102 130 A 18 MILE WASH (M) A 18 MILE LEDGES (M) U. RATTLESNAKE (L)A TURQUOISE (2-4) 47 131 A DUCK 'N QUACK (S) 19.2 MILE (S) A U. SADDLE (L) A L. SADDLE (L) A NEW SHADY A GROVE (M) 103 MILE (M) A A 19.4 MILE (L) ESCALANTE (S) A BEDROCK (6-8) BELOW A A U. NEVILLS (S) A NEVILLS (L) 132 BEDROCK (L) GALLOWAY (M) A 20 76 NEVILLS (4-7) BELOW A NEVILLS (M) A 20 MILE (L) U. NORTH A CANYON (L) L. NORTH A CANYON (L) A PAPAGO (M) EMERALD (M) A DUBENDORFF (5-8) NORTH CANYON (4-5) 104 MILE (5) STONE CREEK (L) A 133 77 105 A HANCE (M) 21 MILE (4-5) HANCE (7-8) RUBY (4-5) 22 22 MILE (S) A A TALKING HEADS (M) 78 106 DINOSAUR (L) A RACETRACK (M) A TAPEATS (4-5) A ABOVE OWL EYES (L) A OWL ÉYES (L) SERPENTINE (6) LTAPEATS (M) A 23 A INDIAN DICK (L) 51 79 107 23 MILE (2-4) ALONE CEDAR (M) 52 A 24.5 MILE (M) A 51.5 MILE (M) SOCKDOLAGER (5-7) A BELOW SOCKDOLAGER" (S) 23.5 MILE (3) 135 MILE (3) 24 GEORGIE (3-7) HOTAUTA (M) A PARKINS A INSCRIPTION (S) BASS A CROSSING (XS) BASS (L)A LITTLE A NANKOWEAP (L) A ROSS WHEELER (S) BASS (3) A JUNEBUG (S) A ACROSS DEER CREEK (M) A OC'S (L) A PONCHO'S KITCHEN (L) FOOTBALL FIELD (L) A BACKEDDY (M) 24.5 MILE (5-6) 25 MILE (5) DEER CREEK FALLS* 137 NANKOWEAP (1-2) 109 U. NANKOWEAP (L) A NANKOWEAP (L) A L NANKOWEAP (M) A CAVE SPRINGS (5) A GRAPEVINE" (L) SHINUMO (2-3) 110 110 MILE (L) A 138 GRAPEVINE (6-7) 110 MILE (2-3) A ABOVE TIGER WASH (S) A DORIS (M) DORIS (4) 27 27 MILE (5) 83 139 139.1 MILE (S) A 55 83 MILE (3-6) HAKATAI (2-3) FISHTAIL (S) A FISHTAIL (4) 84 12 140 * Major visual landmark Rapid (1-10) Rapid difficulty rating (S) Small campsite (7-12 people) (M) Medium campsite (13-18 people) (L) Large campsite (19-24 people) * Campsites between mile 77.6 and Phantom Ranch should only be used by groups that have a passenger exchange at Phantom Ranch the following morning. Campsite U. Upper L. Lower * Major visual landmark Rapid (1-10) Rapid difficulty rating Campsite U. Upper (S) Small campsite (7-12 people) (M) Medium campsite (13-18 people) (L) Large campsite (19-24 people) * Rapids shown in parantheses may no longer be active due to silt deposits and changing water levels in Lake Mead. Pearce Ferry rapid can be very hazardous at certain lake levels. Call (702) 293-8990 for current information if you are considering going past Pearce Ferry. L. Lower A KEYHOLE (M) FERN GLEN (2) FERN GLEN (L) A 169 A FROGY FAULT (M) A BELOW FROGY (XS) 141 197 225 A 224.9 MILE (M) (REFERENCE POINT)" (LAST CHANCE)" * DIAMOND CREEK TAKE OUT DIAMOND CREEK (3-4) 142 170 198 225 254 TRUCKSEAT (L) A PARASHANT (M) A 143 227 255 BELOW A PARASHANT (M) 227.3 MILE (S) A STAIRWAY A A ABOVE KANAB (XS) 172 CANYON (M) (DEVILS SLIDE)" 144 KANAB (2-5) 228 256 GATEWAY (3) A MOHAWK (L) A 172.6 MILE (S) BELOW A KANAB (M) 145 173 201 29 257 PHAL ARCH) TRAVERTINE (2) A TRAVERTINE CANYON (S) A ABOVE OLO (L) 174 146 202 230 258 202 MILE (M) A U. COVE (M) A L. COVE (L) A A TRAVERTINE 147 175 203 203 MILE (M) A 231 231 MILE (S) A FALLS (M) 259 231 MILE (4-7) 148 176 204 232 260 (WATERFALL) OPPOSITE A MATKAT (S) A BELOW RED SLIDE (L) MATKATAMIBA (1) 232 MILE (4-7) A MATKAT HOTEL (M) A LOWER QUARTERMASTER 149 177 205 261 A HONGA SPRING (M) 205 A ABOVE ANVIL (L) A 205 MILE (S) 205 MILE (3-6) 178 262 (WARDS CAVE) 150 234 234 MILE (3-6) UPSET (3-8) * HUALAPAI BOAT DOCKS 234.4 MILE (S) A A UPSET HOTEL (S) INDIAN A CANYON (M) 151 179 235 263 A 235.1 MILE (S) A BRIDGE CANYON (M) A ABOVE LAVA (M) BRIDGE 236 CANYON (3-5) GNEISS A CANYON (M) LAVA FALLS (8-10) A 207.9 MILE (L) 152 U. LEDGES (M) A LEDGES (M) A 264 180 BELOW LOWER A LAVA (L) LOWER LAVA (3-4) (GNEISS CANYON) A 236.7 MILE (S) 265 DRY CANYON A 131 237 A GRANITE PARK (L) 209 MILE (3) 153 209 (237 MILE)" 2n 209.9 MILE (L) A 210.2 MILE (L) A 154 132 238 266 SINYALA (1-2) U. CHEVRON (L) A L. CHEVRON (M) A 133 A BRIDGE CITY (S) 267 211 A 183.3 MILE (M) 155 239 SEPARATION A CANYON (L) U. FALL A (SEPARATION) 212 CANYON (M) L FALL A 240 268 156 LAST CHANCE (M)A CANYON (S) 212 MILE (2-3) (240 MILE) 157 VERY LAST A 135 A 184.9 MILE (S) 241 * PUMPKIN SPRINGS A PUMPKIN SPRINGS (L) 269 CHANCE (M) HAVASU (2-4) * HAVASU CREEK 213.1 MILE (S) A (241 MILE)" U. 185 MILE (L) A 136 L. 185 MILE (L) A 185 MILE (2) 158 FIRST CHANCE (S) A 214 242 270 A 186.4 MILE (L) 214 MILE (M) A 158.7 MILE (M) A 159 242.7 MILE A 241 243 MILE (M) A 137 215 271 SECOND A CHANCE (S) * HELIPAD A WHITMORE HELIPAD (M) WHITMORE (2-3) 160 188 216 244 272 WHITMORE A WASH (L) L. WHITMORE (L) A OPPOSITE A 3 SPRINGS (L) A 160.5 MILE (S) 161 217 245 273 217 MILE (4-5) 218 A 217 MILE RAPID (S) A 273.6 MILE 162 190 246 274 GRANITE A ISLAND (S) A SPENCER CANYON (L) (LAVA CLIFF)" A 190.7 MILE (S) 163 191. 219 247 75 U. FAT CITY (M) A 164 192 248 76 220U. 220 MILE (L) A 220 MILE (M) A L 220 MILE (M) A A FAT CITY (L) GRANITE SPRING (2) 240 SURPRISE A CANYON (SURPRISE)" ABOVE A 193 277 165 TUCKUP (S) TUCKUP (L) A 165.7 MILE (S) A 165 221 A 193.3 MILE (S) 164 MILE (2) A BELOW TUCKUP (S) 221 MILE (L) A (LOST CREEK) TOMAHAWK (M) A 194 222 278 A HUALAPAI ACRES (L) AU. NATIONAL (L) 195 AL NATIONAL (L) A BELOW NATIONAL (L) 167 23 251 279 A 224 MILE (M) * PEARCE FERRY TAKE OUT 168 224 224 MILE (3) PEARCE FERRY" ADDITIONAL RESOURCES PRIVATE TRIP OUTFITTERS • Belknap's Waterproof Grand Canyon River Guide by Buzz Belknap, Loie Belknap Evans, and Jodi Parry Belknap (updated regularly)* - RiverMaps" Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon by Tom Martin and Duwain Whitis* - Grand Canyon Private Boater's Association (GCPBA): www.gcpba.org • Grand Canyon National Park Service: www.nps.gov/grca • Canyon REO: www.canyonreo.com • Ceiba Adventures: www.ceibaadventures.com • Moenkopi Riverworks: www.moenkopiriverworks.com • Professional River Outfitters (PRO): www.proriver.com *resources used in the creation of this river quide KEY KEY

The Colorado River Through The Grand Canyon

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Designed to help private boaters with trip planning, this poster-sized infographic provides an overview of the rapids, campsites, and major visual landmarks of the Colorado River as it flows through t...

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