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HomeEvent CalendarMiles And Mussels #5. Brazos River

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Miles And Mussels #5. Brazos River

When:
Saturday, August 4, 2018, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where:
Meet at the FM 159 bridge
Hempstead, TX  
Contact:
Bruce Bodson
281-438-7398
Category:
Trips
Registration is required
Capacity:
15
No Fee
This is a 14.1 mile paddle on the Brazos River. This section contains some good flows but at normal levels, no rapids. There may be a few obstructions here, associated with an old bridge and a couple of rock shelves. Usually excellent fossil hunting on the bars and rock exposures, and a number of freshwater mussel species. The current is pretty good, and there are quite a number of interesting sand bars to stop on.

Skill Level: Novice. Generally flat water, and for one of these paddles, not overly long. Could be some more interesting things exposed at really low flows though.

Map of launch site:
Miles and Mussels #5 Launch site map