Originally Posted by dorian.ducker
Cottonwood?? Is that the name of a section of river, bridge, town....??? Which direction from Hiese? Cross the river going towards the park and turn where? Sorry....as you already kind of know, I know very little of the local area.
Cottonwood is the name of a takeout on the other side of the river.
Go to Heise hotsprings and go upstream about 15 miles, probably cannot get all the way there yet, but it should have plenty of accessable water along the way.