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

Status TOO LOW
Streamflow 585 cfs
Average 1200 cfs
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Runnable Min 700 cfs
Runnable Max 2000 cfs
Gradient 21 FPM
Length 15 Miles
Class III- to III+
Current Weather 70° Sunny
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Streamflow Conditions

Tumalo State Park to Cline Falls State Park is currently TOO LOW to be paddled and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks. Paddlers are advised to exercise caution with streamflow levels at 585cfs, about -47% below the average runnable rate of 1200cfs. Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Deschutes River are between a bare minimum of 700cfs and a high of 2000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Tumalo State Park To Cline Falls State Park are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Deschutes River Near Culver, Oreg..

Run Overview

This class III- to III+ journey is accessible from 4 different boat launch points along the Deschutes River. Paddlers should prepare for the 2 class III- to III+ whitewater rapids along this run.

The section below Tumalo State Park suffers from the same problem as the Riverhouse Run.  Lot's of water upstream being diverted for irrigation makes for often dismal flows in the summer.  Flow info can currently be obtained here ( Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 70. southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Awbrey Falls Class V+ to VI 3100.88 Feet
The White Mile Rapids Class III- to III+ 3089.81 Feet

Weather Overview: 70° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. to sunny, with a high near 77. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 65° - 77°

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