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Bluff to Mexican Hat Rafting on the San Juan River
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    Bluff to Mexican Hat Rafting on the San Juan River

    Bluff to Mexican Hat Rafting Info
    Difficulty: Class I, II
    Trip Length: 27 miles
    Current Streamflow 645 cfs @ 12/14/2016 11:30 AM
    Season: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Season Comments:

    The San Juan usually peaks in June and in drought years may drop to below raftable levels by late summer. However, lighter and smaller craft like inflatable kayaks and canoes can usually get down this trip year round.


    Towns near Bluff to Mexican Hat Rafting
    Durango Colorado
    Farmington New Mexico
    Moab Utah
    Pagosa Springs Colorado

    This section of river contains many archaelogical sites and a handful of class II rapids. It makes a nice 2 or 3 day trip or you can combine it with the other sections for a longer trip.

    At Sand Island, the San Juan River is wide, braided and slow moving. The river runs through open country full of rock art, archaeological sites and other evidence of prehistoric inhabitants. You'll see beautiful Navajo sandstone cliffs stained with desert varnish.

    Near mile 7 the San Juan cuts through Comb Ridge and the Mule Ear Diatreme. At mile 9, The San Juan River changes dramatically as it cuts into alternating red and gray rock layers. The river becomes narrower, swifter, and rockier as 800 foot high canyon walls close in. This is where you'll find the class II rapids.

    At mile 20, the river emerges from the deep canyon and once again you are in open country. However, the surrounding terrain is now redrock and remains as you make your way towards Mexican Hat.

    Detailed mile by mile descriptions of this section of river can be found in the two San Juan River guide books shown to the left.

     
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    Location: Salt Lake City, UT
    Price: $790.00-$850.00
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