stretch of river and the water levels. I'm assuming your looking to do some whitewater because all the runs have at least a little bit. It also helps to go with some experienced folks, learn to wet exit, and add some float bags to your kayak. wvwa.net has a message board that could help you. Register to check out up coming trips or post when you want to go. You should also get familiar with American Whitewater's river gauge page as well.
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