Payette River - Cabarton


Class: III
Put In: Cabarton Bridge
Take Out: Smiths Ferry
Length: 10 Miles.
Gradient: 19.5 FPM.
Time: 3 - 5 Hours
Character: Long fast rapids with long sections of flat water.
Hazards: Swims can be long.
Minimum Flow: 700 CFS
Optimum Flow: 1000 - 3000 CFS
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Accommodations:The UWC camps at Hot Springs Campground.

There are numerous other camping opportunities in the area. 
Notes:The Cabarton run is one of the best intermediate runs in the area. This run is characterized by some fast and long rapids with flat water stretches in between to catch your breath. The last mile is nearly continuous action culminating in the big drop at Howard's Plunge.