Class IV-V Crooked River, OR

Crooked Wild and Scenic River - Lower Crooked (National Grassland boundary to River Mile 8 south of Opal Spring)

The Crooked River is noted for its ruggedly beautiful scenery, outstanding whitewater boating, and a renowned sport fishery for steelhead, brown trout, and native rainbow trout.

Located in central Oregon, it offers excellent hiking opportunities with spectacular geologic formations and waterfalls. A portion of the designated segment provides expert Class IV-V kayaking/rafting during spring runoff.

The section of river from the Ochoco National Forest to Opal Springs flows through scenic vertical basalt canyons. River

Section Details

Trip Length 9.8 Miles
Fishing Yes
Manager Bureau of Land Management, Prineville District
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater
Photo Credit: Lisa McNee