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Here are the known runs in Nicaragua. 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 in red. Times are average for experienced kayakers. For a different country, click here: Chiapas Guatemala Belize Honduras El Salvador.

region river class length/time rafts?
NORTH Coco, Somoto Canyon IV- 16km/3:00 yes
season: Jun-Aug, Sep-Oct Coco, above Ocotal III 32km/4:00 yes
  Coco, from Ocotal II 35km/6:00 yes
  Coco, fr Telpaneca IV up to 53km/10:00 yes
  San Fernando IV 5.5km/1:30 no
  Jalapa III 22km/3:30 no
  Poteca III 24km/4:00 no
EAST Cuá III 15km/2.5hrs no
season: Jun-Aug, Sep-Oct, Bocay II up to 31km/5hrs yes
Nov-Dec Tuma, upper III+ 5km/1:00 yes
  Jiguina IV 11.5km/2:30 no
  Yasica IV 15km/3:00 no
  Tuma, main IV 13km/2:00 yes
  Tuma, lower III+ 121km/many hrs yes
  Bijao, upper III 13km/3:00 no
  Bijao, lower IV- 12km/2:30 no
  Babaska III+ 10km/3:00 no
  Waslala IV+ 14km/4-5hrs no
  Yaosca III 13km/1:30 no
  Grande de Matagalpa, middle III 30+km/4.5 hrs yes
  Grande de Matagalpa, lower III up to 450km yes
WEST Gausaule, upper IV 7km/1:30 no
season: Jun-Aug, Sep-Oct Gausaule, lower III 15km/2:00 yes
  El Gallo, upper IV 12km/3:00 no
  El Gallo, middle IV 12km/2:00 no
  El Gallo, lower II 9km/1:30 no
  Negro, upper IV 16km/6:00 no
  Negro, lower III 23km/4:00 yes
  Achuapita IV 29km/6:00 no
  Grande, upper V 12km/7:00 no
  Grande, middle IV 16km/4:00 no
  Grande, lower III 29km/5:00 yes
  Portillo III 9km/1:30 yes
  Viejo Santa Barbara IV 12.5km/4:00 no
  Viejo III 20km/3:00 yes

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