|Runnable Min||800 cfs|
|Runnable Max||3000 cfs|
|Class||III to V|
Dillon Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) 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 1400cfs.
Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Deschutes River are between a bare minimum of 800cfs and a high of 3000cfs.
Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Dillon Falls To Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Deschutes River Near Culver, Oreg..
This class III to V journey is accessible from
13 different boat launch points
along the Deschutes River.
Paddlers should prepare for
the 20 class III to V whitewater rapids
This run starts off with Dillon Falls (class V). This is a 15 foot drop that can have some serious hydraulics below it. A small canyon follows. 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.
|Dillon Falls||Class IV+ to V||4034.32 Feet|
|Below Dillon Falls Rapid||Class IV- to IV||4017.25 Feet|
|Helmet Check Rapid||Class IV- to IV||3995.85 Feet|
|Big Eddy (Kenmore/Maytag) Rapid||Class III to III+||3965.08 Feet|
|The Notch Rapid||Class III to III+||3960.94 Feet|
|Souse Hole Rapid||Class III to III+||3957.06 Feet|
|Old Stoagie Rapid||Class II+ to III||3944.95 Feet|
|Airplane Rapid||Class III to IV||3924.63 Feet|
|Brad's Hole||Class III to IV||3919.92 Feet|
|Canyon Rapid||Class III to IV||3908.89 Feet|
|Lava Island Falls Entrance Rapid||Class IV to V||3865.4 Feet|
|Lava Island Falls||Class V||3858.44 Feet|
|Below Lava Island Falls Rapid||Class IV+ to V||3844.64 Feet|
|Playtime Rapid||Class III||3786.27 Feet|
|Diversion Drop Rapid||Class IV- to IV||3770.28 Feet|
|Below Intake Rapid||Class III||3766.79 Feet|
|Amazing Rapid||Class III||3752.77 Feet|
|Jogjam Rapid||Class III to III+||3676.97 Feet|
|100% Rapid||Class III to IV||3637.31 Feet|
|1st Street Rapids||Class III||3565.58 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