Utah's San Juan River

May 5, 2004
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Utah's San Juan River

Utah's San Juan River
Question: Has anyone run the San Juan River at 700-800 cfs? We are planning acanoe/cataraft trip and are concerned that the level may be too low for the raft.

Park City, UT
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Juan-stop shopping: For planning your river trip, go right to the source--BLM
Adventure Adviser: Walt, your best bet is to go right to the source. To find out if Utah's San Juan is runnable at such low levels, call the San Juan district of the Bureau of Land Management at 435-587-1544 between 8 a.m. and 12 noon (Mountain time). They'll be able to provide you with current water level information, advice on how to secure the necessary permits, and a complete list of local outfitters.
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