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Printer Friendly Middle Fork of the Kaweah (Hospital Rock)

Middle Fork of the Kaweah (Hospital Rock)


Stretch: Bucks Flat (or Hospital Rock or Lower Turn-outs) to Potwisha
Difficulty: Class V to V+
Distance: 2.75 miles (2.4 miles from lower put-in)
Flows: 500-1400 cfs at Three Rivers. Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 217 fpm average
Put-in: Bucks Flat Campground or any lower turn-out on General’s Highway
Take-out: Potwisha Day-use
Shuttle: 3 miles one way, 5 minutes (In the park, $20 for 1-week or $30 for 1-year entry per vehicle)
Season: Winter and Spring from rain and snowmelt
Written: © 2010 & 2014
Featured in A Wet State #86 and in A Wet State's contribution to World Kayak's Video Guide

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