Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Marquis Kayak Playspot on the Klamath River, California.
Kayak Freestyle Playboating Guide - Siskiyou County, California USA.
River Description.Marquis Playspot was mentioned in "California Whitewater - A Guide to the Rivers" (pg. 237). Jefferson State Creeking 17july2006 reported that optimum flows for playboating at Marquis are 1,300 - 1,500 cfs and provided some excellent photos of kayak playboaters having fun there.
Recent River Flow Data.
Whitewater Rating vs. Flow Rate.playboating flows (cfs)
1,300 - 1,500 cfs is optimum.
Driving Directions, Distance, Estimated Time & Road Conditions.Mapquest provides directions, distance & time from your house to the river.
• From Davis, CA to Seiad Valley, CA - driving time 4 hours 57 minutes.
Road Conditions - California (Delays or closures due to weather, construction, etc.)
• California Travel Information - highwayconditions.com.
• Road Conditions - California Dept Transportation.
Topographic River Map, Road Map & Local Business Search.• Full screen topo map and coordinates of additional landmarks - see below.
• Topographic map user instructions.
Full-Screen Topographic Map: Marquis Kayak Playspot.
The marker on the topo map shows the location of Marquis Kayak Playspot.
Point or DoubleClick on the marker to see its name.
More River Landmarks - Geographic Coordinates.
Copy/paste the coordinates below into the search box at Google Maps or into the Find box at Acme Mapper.
• N 41.84028 W 123.19193, Seiad Valley, CA.
• N 41.79296 W 123.37640, Happy Camp, CA.
Local weather in Seiad Valley, CA.
Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.• Klamath River Whitewater Recreation Directory.
(Display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)
Printed Guidebooks for Klamath River Whitewater.• California Whitewater - A Guide to the Rivers, 3rd Edition 1995. (pg. 237)
• Canoer's Guide to the Wild and Scenic Middle Klamath River 4th edition, 2006.
• California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.
Whitewater River Trip Reports NEEDED !!• Please contact me to submit your Marquis Playspot trip report. I'm happy to post or link to well-written, whitewater boating trip reports from guest authors, especially if boating pictures are included.
• Marquis Playspot, Klamath River - Jefferson State Creeking 17july2006.
Whitewater River Recreation & Conservation Links.• Klamath River Recreation Directory. Conservation Directory. (Display options - alphabetical 100. Section 1=whitewater, 2=rafting, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=camping-hiking, 6=local-info)
• River Surfing Guide - California & Nevada Locations for Whitewater Freestyle Kayak Playboating.
• Using these whitewater river paddleboating guides - BRT Kayaking.
• Klamath River Valley Region.
• Whitewater River Guides for California & western USA.
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