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MIDDLE (THREE FORKS TO ROME)

Owyhee River - oregon
Updated June 20, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Status RUNNABLE
Streamflow 1180 cfs
Average 2000 cfs
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Runnable Min 1000 cfs
Runnable Max 5000 cfs
Gradient 17 FPM
Length 35 Miles
Class III to V-
Current Weather 80° Sunny then Sunny and Breezy
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Streamflow Conditions

Middle (Three Forks to Rome) is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 1180cfs, about -37% below the average runnable rate of 2000cfs. Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Owyhee River are between a bare minimum of 1000cfs and a high of 5000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Middle (Three Forks To Rome) are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Owyhee River Nr Rome Or.

Run Overview

This class III to V- journey is accessible from 2 different boat launch points along the Owyhee River. Paddlers should prepare for the 1 class III to V- whitewater rapids along this run.

The Middle Owyhee is an excellent scenic and remote river and canyon.  If you can hit this river when the water is flowing you will most likely have 2 to 4 days of river time all to yourself. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 80. breezy, with a light west southwest wind becoming west northwest 16 to 21 mph in the morning.

Season Begins: March & Ends: June

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Ledge Rapid Class III to V- 3942.77 Feet


Weather Overview: 80° Today, Sunny then Sunny and Breezy

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 7 to 17 mph. to sunny, with a high near 80. breezy, with a light west southwest wind becoming west northwest 16 to 21 mph in the morning. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 67° - 80°

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