|Runnable Min||700 cfs|
|Runnable Max||2000 cfs|
|Class||IV- to IV+|
Canyon Run (Lower Bridge to Billy Chinook Res.) 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 585cfs,
runnable rate of 1200cfs.
Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Deschutes River are between a bare minimum of 700cfs and a high of 2000cfs.
Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Canyon Run (Lower Bridge To Billy Chinook Res.) are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Deschutes River Near Culver, Oreg..
This class IV- to IV+ journey is accessible from
2 different boat launch points
along the Deschutes River.
Paddlers should prepare for
the 3 class IV- to IV+ whitewater rapids
Canyon Run is a fun Kayak run when the water is flowing. Unfortunatley that doesn't happen fequently since most of the Deschutes above Billy Chinook Reservoir is used for irrigation. This can be run year round but look for really raining periods or pre-farming season to get the most water in here. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 70. southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
|Big Falls||Class V+||2490.66 Feet|
|Steelhead Falls||Class IV+ to V||2283.55 Feet|
|Squaw Creek Rapid||Class IV- to IV+||2110.47 Feet|
Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
sunny, with a high near 77.
It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between