Paddling along the Moose River ranges from turbo whitewater to slow meanders through isolated wilderness. Along the slow-moving, meandering stretch of the North Branch of the Moose River, you'll travel 11 miles in complete wilderness isolation. Wildlife and birds are abundant along this branch of the Moose. As you float down through this beautiful woodland valley, the Moose gradually picks up its tempo on the Middle Branch with some exciting Class III rapids. There is a carry at a low dam and at Nelson Falls, a Class IV drop. Only expert whitewater paddlers should consider running the Lower Moose River, which consists of 17 miles of demanding Class V+ rapids with colorful names like Froth Hole, Mixmaster, and Elevator Shaft. Outfitters only run this river in April, when the water is cold and wetsuits are a must.
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