Kayaking or River Rafting - Nimpkish River 1
Duncan Road bridge to the Village of Woss, suitable for intermediate and advanced kayakers’ and guided novices, intermediate and expert open canoeists and rafters.
Conditions of the river: Class 2, 2+ and 3 some optional class 4 or 5 with a waterfall/fish ladder, medium volume, steady grade.
Season: Year round, best in October through June, rain and snow melt fed.
What to expect: Very pretty river, lots of fun in a laid back but lively intermediate run with some surfing waves and boulders, plenty of rock gardens, a waterfall and a fish ladder.
Topographical maps required: 1:50,000 Woss Lake 92L/2
Facilities: Woss Lake camp ground offers picnic tables, pit toilets and fire rings free.
Guidelines: Rock funnel water through an hourglass squeezing it down a 40 to 15 meter in width, several bouncy fun waves. Placid Class 2 stretch, then riffles, surfing waves, boulders and rock gardens, then the river broadens to 80 meters then lookout for a 2 to 3 meter runnable waterfall; a large eddy above allows for consideration, something for everyone.
Access to Put in and Take out: Take out is off Highway 19 going north, turn off Highway 19 toward the Village of Woss, downhill for 1.1 kilometres, across the railway tracks; turn left, approach a big bridge over the Nimpkish. For Put in; cross the bridge and turn left up the first gravel road you come too. Rona Cut off, when Rona Road joins it, continue for 4.7 kilometres then turn left onto Duncan Road and go a short distance to the bridge.