New river: Oregon Hole Gorge on the Middle Fork of the Smith River added to database
Oregon Hole Gorge of the Smith River is Online
Oregon Hole Gorge (aka Middle Fork Gorge) of the Smith River is a classic stretch of whitewater. The 2.3 mile class IV+ run descends through dense forest and steep rock walls. The rapids require tight moves and are exciting a wide variety of flows. Many boaters run laps on this stretch or opt to use it as a warm-up for the South Fork of the Smith. You can check out our guidebook for Oregon Hole Gorge, here.