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LOST CREEK LAKE TO GOLD RAY DAM

Rogue River - oregon
Updated June 20, 2019, 1:45 p.m.

Status RUNNABLE
Streamflow 2920 cfs
Average 1500 cfs
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Runnable Min 700 cfs
Runnable Max 3500 cfs
Gradient 13 FPM
Length 31 Miles
Class II to II+
Current Weather 82° Sunny
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Streamflow Conditions

Lost Creek Lake to Gold Ray Dam is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 2920cfs, about 92% 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 3500cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Lost Creek Lake To Gold Ray Dam are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Rogue River Near Mcleod, Or.

Run Overview

This class II to II+ journey is accessible from 7 different boat launch points along the Rogue River. Paddlers should prepare for the 6 class II to II+ whitewater rapids along this run. Lost Creek Lake to Gold Ray Dam is also ideal for multi day paddlers looking to do some camping too. Campers will find 1 riverside campsites as the run winds its way through 31 miles of the beautiful Rogue River.

This section of the Rogue is a good beginner or intermediate section.  Floaters can choose several different access points to make day runs.  Even though this stretch is mellow, users should always keep an eye out for wood hazards (especially in spring time or after heavy rains with flood potential). Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 82. light northwest wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Highway Hole Rapid Class II to II+ 1523.02 Feet
Island Rapids Class II- to II 1515.19 Feet
Cable Hole Rapid Class I to II- 1443.67 Feet
Trail Creek Rapid Class II- to II 1441.17 Feet
Jackson Falls Class II to II+ 1272.52 Feet
Rattlesnake Rapid Class II- to II 1250.13 Feet


Multi Day Camping

Campsite
Rogue Elk Park Campsites

Weather Overview: 82° 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 74. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. to sunny, with a high near 82. light northwest wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 74° - 82°

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