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Chagres River

Address: Panama
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Ranked #121 of 178 Attractions in Panama
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Measuring 100 to 200 feet across and approximately 40 feet deep, this river serves as the main...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Measuring 100 to 200 feet across and approximately 40 feet deep, this river serves as the main source of water for high-level locks of the Panama Canal.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

As part of a family reunion, my family visited the Emberá Drua village on the Chagres River. There are many villages along this river that provide tours and canoe travel on the river, but my father had chosen this village because the natives wear enough clothing to cover essential areas, making this visit a little bit less shocking for the... More 

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Oakland, California
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34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

By chance, and with little enthusiasm, I took a canoe tour up the Chagres River last week and I can't believe I almost missed it! We visited a village of the Embrera tribe and saw how they lived. We cooled off in a swimming hole complete with water falls, and learned a little bit more about this important water shed;... More 

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