Clearwater Reach

The first reach on the Northwest Discovery Water Trail is the Clearwater. This section is the final forty miles of the Clearwater River, carrying waters from the mountains above Orofino to its confluence with the Snake River at Lewiston. This reach has shallow, cold, clean and fast moving waters for river running with Class I and II rapids. Canoes, rafts, and kayaks are ideal vessels on this reach; specialized shallow draft jet boats are the recommended motorized craft here. The flow and river level vary over the year and is influenced by releases of the Dworshak Dam.

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