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Escalante River - utah
Updated June 20, 2019, 2:45 p.m.

Status TOO LOW
Streamflow 52 cfs
Average 300 cfs
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Runnable Min 100 cfs
Runnable Max 500 cfs
Gradient 20 FPM
Length 73 Miles
Class III- to III
Current Weather 76° Sunny
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Streamflow Conditions

Calf Creek to Lake Powell is currently TOO LOW to be paddled and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks. Paddlers are advised to exercise caution with streamflow levels at 52cfs, about -79% below the average runnable rate of 300cfs. Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Escalante River are between a bare minimum of 100cfs and a high of 500cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Calf Creek To Lake Powell are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Fremont River Near Bicknell, Ut.

Run Overview

This class III- to III journey is accessible from Access - Calf Creek at Highway 12 along the Escalante River. Paddlers should prepare for some fun paddling along this run.

When the water is running, this is a stretch of river that is worth skipping out on work, school, or whatever to float it.  To really enjoy this run you should plan on spending plenty of time to hike many of the side canyons. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 76. west wind 7 to 15 mph.

Season Begins: May & Ends: June

Weather Overview: 76° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%. to sunny, with a high near 76. west wind 7 to 15 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 58° - 76°

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