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North Santiam River - oregon
Updated June 20, 2019, 1:46 p.m.

Streamflow 1240 cfs
Average 1500 cfs
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Runnable Min 800 cfs
Runnable Max 3000 cfs
Length 7 Miles
Class II- to II
Current Weather 64° Partly Sunny
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Streamflow Conditions

Mill City to Mehama is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 1240cfs, about -16% below the average runnable rate of 1500cfs. Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the North Santiam River are between a bare minimum of 800cfs and a high of 3000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Mill City To Mehama are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at North Santiam River At Niagara, Or.

Run Overview

This class II- to II journey is accessible from Access - Mill City along the North Santiam River. Paddlers should prepare for some fun paddling along this run.

This "lower" run has less whitewater, more houses, and more people (during the summer) than the run upstream (Packsaddle Park to Mill City).  The river takes on a more urban feel here and the lack of any "major" rapids makes this a common training ground for up and coming Kayakers, open canoists, and families looking for a summer float. Weather on the river today will be partly sunny, with a high near 64. calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Weather Overview: 64° Today, Partly Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. to mostly sunny, with a high near 69. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 58° - 69°

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