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GRAVE CREEK TO FOSTER BAR

Rogue River - oregon
Updated June 20, 2019, 2 p.m.

Status RUNNABLE
Streamflow 2800 cfs
Average 1500 cfs
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Runnable Min 700 cfs
Runnable Max 35000 cfs
Gradient 33 FPM
Length 36 Miles
Class III to IV
Current Weather 84° Sunny
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Streamflow Conditions

Grave Creek to Foster Bar is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 2800cfs, about 87% above the average runnable rate of 1500cfs. Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Rogue River are between a bare minimum of 700cfs and a high of 35000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Grave Creek To Foster Bar are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Rogue River At Grants Pass, Or.

Run Overview

This class III to IV journey is accessible from 2 different boat launch points along the Rogue River. Paddlers should prepare for the 2 class III to IV whitewater rapids along this run.

The Rogue River is located in southwestern Oregon and flows 215 miles from Crater Lake to the Pacific Ocean. The 84 mile, Congressionally designated "National Wild and Scenic" portion of the Rogue begins 7 miles west of Grants Pass and ends 11 miles east of Gold Beach.  The Wild  section of the  Rogue, which is 36 mile, is permitted by the Bureau of Land Management from May15 to October 15, but the river is generally run-able all year.  The lottery occurs December 1 to January 31 cancellations are given over the phone starting May 5. The Rogue flows through the Siskiyou mountains and is considered a premier fishing river.  It is considered to be a class III+ river the major rapids are Rainie falls and Blossom Bar.   Rainie has a small by-pass channel known as the fish ladder, Blosom is a complex rapid that is a mandatory scout. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 84. light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Blossom Bar Class III+ to IV+ Feet
Rainie Falls Class III to IV Feet


Weather Overview: 84° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. to sunny, with a high near 84. light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 20 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 75° - 84°

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