The White River downstream of White River Crossing goes through a stunning desert canyon full of great Class III rapids with the occasional Class IV. Wood is common in the bigger rapids which generally come at the end.

Typical desert canyon scenery on Oregon's White River

Typical desert canyon scenery on Oregon's White River | Photo courtesy of River Drifters

Trip Highlights

Mile 0: Put-in at White River Crossing. The river below here is fun and continuous. About half way down there are some bigger Class IV rapids that deserve scouting due to wood.

Log choked rapid on the White River

Log choked rapid on the White River

Mile 12.2: Take-out in Tygh Valley.

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