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Printer Friendly North Fork of the Nooksack River (Horseshoe Bend)

North Fork of the Nooksack River (Horseshoe Bend)

Stretch: Above Douglas Fir Campground
Difficulty: Class IV to IV+
Distance: 2.4 miles
Flows: 500 to ~2,000+ cfs. Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 84 fpm average (125 fpm from the first bigger rapid to take-out)
Put-in: Access below Nooksack Falls
Take-out: Access near Douglas Fir Campground
Shuttle: 2.0 miles, less than 5 minutes one way
Season: Spring to Fall from snowmelt/rain. One of the last runs to drop out.
Written: © 2018
Featured in A Wet State #140

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