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Here are the known runs in Honduras. Rivers with a write-up on this site will be link-highlighted in your browser. For the season data, best months are in green, marginal months are in red. Times are average for experienced kayakers. For a different country, click here: Chiapas Guatemala Belize El Salvador Nicaragua.

region river class length/time rafts?
NORTH COAST San Juan, upper V 5km/3:00 no
(listed west to east) San Juan, dries IV+ 3.5km/2:00 no
season: Jul-Aug, Sep-Nov, Dec-Feb San Juan, lower1 III 4.5km/1:00 no
  Cuero1 IV- 15km/2:00 yes
  Santiago1 II 6km/1:00 no
  Coloradito/Corinto V 3km/1:00 no
  Danto IV 4km/1:00 no
  Cangrejal1 V up to 18km/8:00 parts
  Blanco IV 1-8km/?:00 no
  Yaruca IV 7.5km/2:00 yes
  Cuyamel IV 2km/1:00 no
  Sambo Creek1 IV 2km/1:00 no
  Papaloteca1 III 17km/3:00 no
NORTHEAST San Pedro IV up to 15km/8:00 no
(listed west to east) Tocoa IV 23km/4:30 no
season: Jul-Sep, Oct-Nov, Nov-Jan Tajuica V- 9km/3:00 no
  Tonjagua III+ 16km/3:00 no
  Sico, upper1 IV 57km/1-4 days yes
  Sico, lower III 130km/4 days yes
  Tinto II 23km/3:30 yes
  Wampu, upper IV 15km/2:30 no
  Wampu, lower IV 25km/4:00 no
  Paulaya IV up to 65km/2 days parts
  Plátano III up to 15 days yes
CENTRAL Yaguala1 IV+ 39km/10:00 no
(listed north to south) Esquipulas III 14km/2:00 no
season: Jul-Aug, Sep-Nov, Dec Mame1 IV+ up to 69km/12:00 lower
  Sulaco1 IV+ 19km/4:00 portage?
  Guayape, El Zapote IV 27.5km/3:00 yes
  Guayape, Villa Vieja III 18.5km/2:00 yes
  Guayape, lower III 45km/7+hrs yes
  Telica I 12km/1-2hrs yes
  Siale, upper & lower IV-,IV+ up to 38.5km/6:00 no
  Agua Caliente, lower IV- 43km/5:00 yes
  Netapa IV 19km/3:00 no
  Agua Caliente, upper III 29km/4:00 yes
  Humuya, middle gorge IV 17km/3:30 no
  Humuya, between gorges III 10km/1:30 yes
  Humuya, lower gorges IV- 18km/3:00 yes
  San José IV- 5km/0:45 no
  Jalán, upper IV- 31km/4:00 no
  Jalán, lower III/IV 90km/2 days no
NORTHWEST Guaimas1 IV 23km/4:30 no
(listed east to west) Cuyamapa III 27km/3:30 yes
season: Jul-Aug, Sep-Nov, Dec-Jan Comayagua, dam run1 III 8km/1:00 yes
  Comayagua, lower II 20km/3:00 yes
  Lindo IV 1.3-2.5km/1:00 no
  Cuyamel III+ 5km/0:30 no
  Cacaulapa IV 11km/1:30 no
  Culupa III 14km/1:30 no
  Chamelecon, lower III 11km/2:00 no
  Chamelecon, upper V- 11km/3:00 no
  Copán, upper parts IV up to 24km/5:00 no
  Gila III- 12km/1:30 no
  Copán, middle1 II 10km/1:30 no
  Copán, lower1 IV 9km/1:15 no
  Copán, border run III 27km/3:00 yes
  Olopa-Lempa III 13.5km/2:00 yes
  Lempa, Ocotepeque III 21.5km/3:00 yes
JICATUYO (WEST) Jicatuyo, lower1 III 9km/1:00 yes
(listed northwest to southeast) Jicatuyo, middle1 IV+ 35km/9:00 portage
season: Jun-Jul, Aug-Oct, Nov Jicatuyo, upper1 IV 37km/8:00 portage?
  Higuito, lower1 IV- 22km/3:00 yes
  Higuito, upper III 42km/6:30 yes
  Maicupa IV 11.5km/2:00 no
  Grande, lower V- 14km/2:30 no
  Grande, upper III 26km/4:30 no
  Jalagua IV- 15km/3:00 no
  Cospa IV+ 9+11km/2.5+1.5 no
  Mejocote, lower III+ 19km/3:00 yes
  Mejocote, middle IV+ 12km/3:30 no
  Guacamara IV 25km/8:00 no
  Mejocote, upper IV+ 13-23km/3-5 no
  Cocire IV 13km/3:00 no
ULUA Puringla IV+ up to 25km/6:30 no
(listed south to north) Sazagua, upper IV+ 17.5km/4:00 no
season: Jul-Aug, Sep-Nov, Dec Sazagua, lower III+ 8km/1:00 no
  Otoro, upper III/IV up to 29km/4:00 yes
  Yucanguare III+ 7km/1:00 yes
  Otoro, lower canyons IV 39km/7:00 yes
  Jaitique, upper IV 8.5km/1:00 no
  Jaitique, lower V 15km/6:00 no
  Gualcarque, upper V up to 16.5km/6:00 no
  Gualcarque, middle V 6.5km/5:30 no
  Gualcarque, lower IV 14km/2:30 ??
  Guince, upper V 11km/5:30 no
  Guince, lower V 11+8km/2.5+1 no
  Palaja IV 15km/4:00 no
  Aguagua III 7km/1:00 no
  Cececapa IV 21km/2:30 no
  Ulua1 III up to 123km/14:00 yes
EL SALVADOR BORDER (SOUTH) Mocal, upper V 17km/12:00 no
(listed west to east) Mocal, the gorges V 47km/2 days no
season: Jun-Oct Mocal, middle IV 47km/2 days no
  Mocal, lower III 13km/1:30 yes
  Negro, upper V 11km/12:00 no
  Negro, middle V 10km/4:00 no
  Negro, lower IV 22km/6:30 no
  Palagua, upper V 5km/4:30 no
  Palagua, lower IV 5km/2:15 no
  Rancho Grande IV+ 14km/6:00 no
  San Juan IV+ up to 25km/6:00 no
  Goascorán III 33.5km/4:00 yes
SOUTH Guacirope III- 10km/1:15 no
(listed west to east) Reitoca V 15km/5:00 no
season: Jun, Jul-Oct Verdugo IV 15km/5:30 no
  Nacaome II/III up to 27km/4:00 yes
  Moramulca III+ 11km/1:30 no
  San Ramón III+ 19km/3:00 lower
  Guacerique III 6km/1:00 no
  Orocuina IV 12km/1:30 no
  Liure III+ 9km/1:15 no
  Tepemechines IV 13km/3:00 no
  Texiguat, upper V- 37km/5:00 no
  Texiguat, lower IV 22km/2.5-4 no
  Yaguera IV 22km/4:00 no
  Choluteca, the gorges IV+ 46km/7:30 yes
  Samayare IV- 10km/1:15 no
  Choluteca, lower III/IV up to 84km/12:00 yes
  Comalí IV- 11km/2:15 no

1these rivers are also described in the book Honduras: The Undiscovered Country by Andrew Hibbard.

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