Class IV Colorado River, UT

Westwater Canyon (Westwater Boat Ramp to Cisco Boat Ramp)

Westwater Canyon is the first whitewater stretch on the Colorado River in Utah. The canyon is seventeen (17) miles long and includes Class IV rapids. This section is challenging at all water levels and is only recommended for experienced boaters.

As with any remote river section, Westwater can be a very humbling and dangerous place if not treated with proper respect and ability (BLM)

Section Details

Trip Length One Night, 17.0 Miles
Notes Permits are required year-round for commercial and private use of Westwater Canyon.
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit Yes
Manager Bureau of Land Management, Moab Field Office
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater