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WICKIUP DAM TO PRINGLE FALLS CAMPGROUND

Deschutes River - oregon
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Gradient 8 FPM
Length 9 Miles
Class I
Current Weather 35.69° light snow
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This class I journey is accessible from 3 different boat launch points along the Deschutes River. Paddlers should prepare for the 1 class I whitewater rapids along this run. Wickiup Dam to Pringle Falls Campground is also ideal for multi day paddlers looking to do some camping too. Campers will find 1 riverside campsites as the run winds its way through 9 miles of the beautiful Deschutes River.

The Deschutes starts off as a winding flatwater run until it reaches Wyeth Campground.  Below here is a class IV rapid that is a recommended portage.  Accidents and deaths have occurred here so if you do decide to float Pringle Falls be sure to scout it and set safety appropriately.  Most floaters take out at Wyeth Campground. Weather on the river today will be light snow

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Pringle Falls Class IV- to IV 4244.36 Feet


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Campsite
Bull Bend Campground

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