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Tree in the South Fork of the Payette
May 4, 2012, 4:04 pm
Filed under: Boise

Whitewater boaters are being alerted by the U.S. Forest Service that there’s a log in the South Fork of the Payette River just above Blackadar Rapids and it looks dangerous.

It’s a large log across the river. “It is river wide and possess a threat to unsuspecting floaters on this section of the river,” said David Olson, public affairs officer for the Boise National Forest. “The log is in a precarious spot directly above a Class IV rapid. It is not the worst log we’ve seen in the river as it seems to be smooth without a lot of limbs that might puncture a floating raft or hang on to a person.”

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