|The information presented on Southwest Paddler is for reference purposes only, and is not intended to be an absolute description of the rivers, creeks and streams included, hazards that may be present on those waterways, listings of available river-related services such as campground, outfitters, liveries, shuttle services, river safety or other information included on the guide. Rivers and the outdoors environment are dynamic settings that frequently changes due to alterations made by Mother Nature, as well as by man. The information presented herein is meant to give a general idea about what one may expect to find relative to the best information available at the time of publication. The developer of this web site makes no claim of absolute accuracy of descriptions provided herein, and assumes no responsibility for individual or group safety. It is the sole responsibility of each person who paddles a waterway to know his or her own personal limitations, the limitations of their boats and gear and the qualifications of others with whom they paddle. Each individual is expected to consult as many resources as may be available for the latest information about current conditions, including location, description and technical difficulty of any hazards as may be pesent on the river, creek or stream where they choose to paddle, and to personally determine their own fitness to attempt any waterway based on their own skills, abilities, equipment, group skills and other factors that may allow for safe navigation, as well as portaging hazards, camping along waterways and confronting plants, animals and other natural elements as may be present.
The creator of this web site has used all due diligence to confirm information presented from various sources, by personal examination whenever possible, and has relied upon trusted sources for information about some streams which are beyond his own skill level. Whenever new information is made available this web site will be updated to correct errors that may exist or to include new information that was not previously available. The purpose of Southwest Paddler is present as much factual information as possible for each river, creek or stream described herein so that paddlers, campers and others who venture to outdoors recreation locales along US waterways may have a resource for planning trips according to their own individual needs.