Links & Resources

Deep knowledge of the Little Colorado is scarce! Here are some of the better artifacts that have gathered across the web over the years.


Map of the Little ColoradoSimple and accurate overview of Little Colorado canyons, prominent trailheads and geographic featuresamericansouthwest.net
Little Colorado Gorge OverlooksRegional map, practical knowledge and wide assortment of digital maps of the area for downloadthewave.info
Little Colorado Scientific ProjectsExcellent information about the Little Colorado's twice-yearly "residents" and their research programsgcdamp.com
Humpback Chub InformationThe LCR is the largest remaining holdout for an endangered fish, the Humpback Chub.gcdamp.com
Harvey Butchart ArchiveHarvey Butchat's legendary canyon writings and exploration photographs (Northern Arizona University digital archive)nau.edu
Kayaying a Flooded LCRIncredible story of one of the earliest (1978) and craziest of rare kayak runs down the Little Coloradoryanlouiscooper.com
Basic River-Running InformationA few details about the logistics of running watercraft down the Little Colorado Riveramericanwhitewater.org
Save the ConfluencePowerful Navajo-lead coalition to oppose exploitative and greedy outside development in the Grand Canyon and Little Colorado gorgesavetheconfluence.com
Video: The ConfluenceThis short documentary explores how the physical landscapes of the Grand Canyon shape the cultural, emotional and spiritual landscapes of the Navajo people who inhabit itvimeo.com
How to Cross Rivers SafelyPractical tips and advice for crossing swift currents and streams - a vital skill for travel along the bottom of the gorgebackpacker.com
Beamer & Tanner TrailsThe two essential trails needed for shortest hiking route from the National Park to the confluencetrimbleoutdoors.com
2012 Trip Report - Hopi Salt TrailGood 2012 Salt Trail hiking description, photos and terrain mapbobbordasch.com
2018 Trip Report - Hopi Salt TrailBlog article and a few very good photos of March 2018 trip down Salt Canyonbackobeyond.blog
Walter Powell RouteFirsthand account of the difficult, dangerous route down to the confluencesierradescents.com
Salt Trail Canyon to LCR GorgeDetails of the Hopi Salt Trail hike and discussion, photos and GPS trip logshikearizona.com
Canyons Group Discussion2011 archive of excellent discussion and advice about Little Colorado gorge hiking and trip-planningcanyoncollective.com
Ecology & Mormon Settlement in NE ArizonaHistory of some of the earliest white settlements in the regiondrabruzzi.com