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Bladen Branch-Monkey River, Belize (area: southern coast; click here for the Belize table of rivers)

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Class: I; Ave. Gradient: 0.5 m/km; Portages: trees?; Length: 8 to 49 km; Time: up to 2 days.

Season: year-round; rafts? not really; Highlights: relaxing; Crux Move: avoiding crocodiles.

Water Quality: good; Water Temperature: medium.

PI: Highway (elev: 23m), Melvin's Bank (elev: 20m), or lower down; TO: on way to Monkey River.

Description: (click here for general notes about my descriptions)

A full description is in the Mayan Whitewater: Chiapas & Belize guidebook.

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