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Get ready for your backcountry whitewater trip to Cataract Canyon. Helpful tips and advice provided in this video will help you plan your trip and Leave No Trace while out in these pristine areas.

photo: Raft in Big Drop Two
Raft in Big Drop Two during high water in 1997.

NPS Photo by Neal Herbert


While Cataract Canyon thrills boaters at any level, the river becomes more and more demanding as flows rise above 30,000 cfs (cubic feet per second).

Last updated: May 31, 2023

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