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Klamath River - california
Updated June 20, 2019, 3 p.m.

Streamflow 2350 cfs
Average 2000 cfs
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Runnable Min 700 cfs
Runnable Max 10000 cfs
Length 60 Miles
Class III- to IV
Current Weather 83° Sunny
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Streamflow Conditions

Sluice Box to Green Riffle is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 2350cfs, about 28% above the average runnable rate of 2000cfs. Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Klamath River are between a bare minimum of 700cfs and a high of 10000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Sluice Box To Green Riffle are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Klamath R Nr Seiad Valley Ca.

Run Overview

This class III- to IV journey is accessible from 19 different boat launch points along the Klamath River. Paddlers should prepare for the 21 class III- to IV whitewater rapids along this run. Sluice Box to Green Riffle is also ideal for multi day paddlers looking to do some camping too. Campers will find 30 riverside campsites as the run winds its way through 60 miles of the beautiful Klamath River.

This is a great 3-5 day trip with some good 2-3-4 rapids, since the highway runs the length of the road you can tailor the trip to your liking. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 83. north northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

Season Begins: May & Ends: September

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Sluice Box 2 Class II
Portuguese Creek 3 Class III
Savage Rapids 3 Class III
Lower Savage 3 Class III
Otters Playpen3 Class III
Fort Goff Falls 3 Class III
Joe Miles 2+ Class II+
Wounded Knee 2 Class II
Welcome Waves 2 Class II
Rattlesnake 3 Class III
Devil's Toenail 3 Class III
Funnel 3 Class III
Trench 3 Class III
Wingate 2 Class II
Surfer's Alley 2 Class II
The Exterminator 2 Class II
Ferry Point 3 Class III
Osprey 2+ Class II+
Sasquatch Squeeze 2 Class II
Dragon's Tooth 4 Class IV
Blue Nose 2 Class II

Weather Overview: 83° 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 76. to sunny, with a high near 83. north northeast wind 7 to 11 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 76° - 83°

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