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 -
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)

More about:
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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