Friday evening in late March, near the Cossatot Falls Campground.
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One of the waterfall-like slots in the rapids near the Cossatot Falls campground.
River detail near the Sandbar crossing on the Cossatot river.
Evening light highlights the bank of the Cossatot river.
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With a little more water, this woud be a way through.
The Cossatot Esses
Looking up the stretch of rapids named the Esses on the Cossatot river. This vantage point is about .5 miles south of the Ed Banks crossing off of the River Corridor trail.
River Study I
Cossatot River near Sandbar Crossing
River Study II
River Study III
Cossatot Falls after sundown.
Worn smooth by a wild river, the rocks glow in the evening.
The tilted rock layers of the Ouachita Mountains exposed by the Cossatot river.
A little more water and a kayak would fit nicely here.
This section of rapids on the Cossatot River is known as Zig Zag.
End of the Esses
Looking straight down from the ledge overlooking the Esses rapids.
Edge of Zig Zag
Shoreline detail near the edge of the Zig Zag rapids.
Cossatot River State Park
Everywhere you look, corners and edges.
Looking over the shoulder of rapid-inducing rocks.
These layers of rock seemed to rest in the sun, waiting for the turmoil the rains will bring.
Now you see it, but not for long.
The spirits of kayaks past.
A drop of 33 feet in a third of a mile, a seemingly endless series of craggy ledges.