DIRECTIONS: Clark Rd to River Rd.
FLOW/GAUGE: This section is runnable most any time, with a few shallow spots possible during dry times.
PUT-IN: While it's possible to get in at Clark Road, we recommend the longer trip from River Creek Campground to River Road (about 8 miles).
TAKE-OUT: No official or public take-out here, though the property owners there are OK with limited paddler use on the left bank before the bridge. Please park only near bridge on Thompson Lake Road. Do not park in field farther down Thompson Lake Rd. The bridge here has been replaced and is now reopened. The informal access is directly under the bridge. It is a significant improvement over the previous informal access.
Let someone know where you will be and when you plan to return. On a long-distance hike, leave behind a copy of your itinerary.