Just as everyone hoped, winter is here and hopefully going to stay for a while. However, the snow and chilly weather have us thinking about about summer on the Rogue River and Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Here are the winners from our annual #MYNWRCPHOTO contest!
The finale of Mule Creek Canyon is a swirly, boiling constriction called Coffee Pot. Nerves are high as everyone paddles in and hopes not to crash into the wall. Al captured this great moment right as the paddle boat and duckies head toward their biggest challenge on the Rogue River.
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A summer high light for many is celebrating The 4th of July! No better way than to celebrate on the Rogue River with friends, family, face paint, rapids, and swimming! The Batch family showed us how to celebrate in style!
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Inn Town Campground
Nothing better than embarrassing your kids! Steve was dressed in his best for dinner on he Middle Fork of the Salmon River.
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Tappan falls is always a crowd pleaser. Bruce Arthur shared a great photo of the paddle boat launching over Tappan Falls.
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Cat caught the paddle boat floating by Tachog Lhakang along Paro Chuu in Bhutan.
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Kayak guide and instructor Ben Morton joins us on the the Middle Fork of the Salmon with DeRiemer Adventure Kayaking and helped us out in Bhutan. He snapped with photo of Cat Loke on the famous iron bridge built by Thangton Gyalopo.
See where Ben is paddling and teaching at Precision Paddle Sports
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