The Animas River

L’Animas River commence dans le sud de la montagnes de San Juan dans le sud-ouest du Colorado. Nommé Rio de las Áamp (Fleuve des Âmes) en espagnol par Juan Rivera, le 126 mile de long River est un affluent de la Rivière San Juan, qui se jette dans la rivière Colorado. Né à Animas Forsk, au-dessus de Silverton, et de se jeter dans l’Animas Canyon, l’Animas fournit des kayakistes experts avec la classe III à V de l’eau dans la région de Durango. En 2011, l’Animas représentaient 8,9  % de la marché rafting commercial, démontrant ainsi c’est un appel à la plus grande aventure de l’eau marché.

Animas River Sections

Eureka to Howardsville (Forks of the Animas):
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: II
Length: 3.6 miles
Put-in: Eureka
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Howardsville to Silverton:
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: III
Length: 5 miles
Put-in: Howardsville
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Silverton to Tacoma:
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: IV-V
Length: na
Put-in: Silverton
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Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard (Rockwood Box): Additional Infoormation Needed
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: IV-V
Length: 2.6 miles
Put-in: Tacoma
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Bakers Box: Additional Infoormation Needed

Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: V+
Length: 2.5 miles
Put-in: na
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Bakers Bridge to Trimble Lane:
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: I-II
Length: 6 miles
Put-in: Bakers Bridge
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Trimble Lane to 32nd Street Park:
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: I-II
Length: 10 miles
Put-in: Trimble Lane
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32nd Street Park to Purple Cliffs:
Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: III
Length: 6.5 miles
Put-in: 23nd Street
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Purple Cliffs to State Line:

Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: III
Length: 12 miles
Put-in: Purple Cliffs
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Animas River At Cedar Hill, NM

  • Water Temp: 67.82 ° F
  • Flow: 1000 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 5.16 ft
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Animas River At Silverton

  • Water Temp: 53.96 ° F
  • Flow: 228 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 1.30 ft
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Animas River Below Silverton

  • Water Temp: 53.96 ° F
  • Flow: 393 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 2.55 ft
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Animas River At Tall Timber Resort

  • Water Level: 4.38 ft
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Animas River At Durango

  • Water Temp: 63.68 ° F
  • Flow: 933 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 3.31 ft
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