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Difficulty I-II
Length 2.6 Miles
Gauge Squaw Creek at Ames, IA
Flow Range 200 - 1000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 39 minutes ago 2.77 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 11/02/2009 11:10 am

River Description

Onion Creek is a small stream with some fast turns, boulders, and a couple broken limestone ledges (riffles).

It is a tributary to Squaw Creek (where, in fact, the listed take-out for this reach lies), which is tributary to the Skunk River.

Rapid Descriptions


Gage Descriptions

Measure down from the bridge decking at the put-in (North Dakota Avenue). About 11 ft of "airspace" is needed for a good run.

Directions Description

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No Accident Reports






Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1196387 10/30/09 Rob n/a
1196389 10/30/09 Rob
1196388 10/30/09 Rob
1196402 11/02/09 Rob