Payette River - Staircase

Class: IV
Put In: Deer Creek Ramp
Take Out: Confluence
Length: 4.5 miles
Gradient: 17.5 FPM
Time: 2 hours
Character: Continuous rock gardens and wave trains.
Hazards: Nothing outside of being a technically challenging class IV.
Minimum Flow:500 CFS
Optimum Flow: 1000 - 5000 CFS
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Accommodations:The UWC camps at Hot Springs Campground.

There are numerous other camping opportunities in the area.