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Difficulty II
Length 0.17 Miles
Gauge Cedar River at Charles City, IA
Flow Range 200 - 5000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 1240 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 08/19/2019 2:17 pm

River Description


There are 3 manmade drop/pool structures in 1200' of river with an ADA accessible boat ramp at the end.

Live webcam at http://kayakcc.com

Check out the official website at: CCWhitewater.com

Photos of the old dam are available at Iowa Whitewater Charles City Dam#1 and after reconstruction at Iowa Whitewater Charles City Dam#2.

Check out this YouTube video:

Rapid Descriptions

Dam Drop AKA Double D Wave

Class - II+ Mile - 0

Just downstream from the Pedestrian Bridge. Flow ~5500cfs.

Doc's Drop

Class - II+ Mile - 0.01

Next feature below Dam Drop. ~5500cfs

Exit Drop

Class - N/A Mile - 0.02

Comments

Gage Descriptions

The gauge is just downstream of the run, therefore should very accurately portray flows in the course.

Directions Description


Shuttle is carry-up.

No Accident Reports

Alerts

News

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Steve Weliver

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Hannah Ray J

Revisions

Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1197279 02/23/10 Rob Add link to vKWWL video news story.
1200464 08/01/11 Steve Weliver New beta
1201024 02/09/12 Steve Weliver
1200465 02/09/12 Steve Weliver
1201026 02/09/12 Steve Weliver
1197651 05/15/10 Rob Add new article (link)
1197178 01/30/10 Rob n/a
1197179 01/30/10 Rob
1197610 05/05/10 Rob Remove broken (dead) link.
1200292 06/16/11 Steve Weliver
1197191 02/01/10 Rob Add dam photos links.
1200345 07/01/11 Rob Add CCwhitewater weblink.
1200350 07/04/11 Steve Weliver
1198167 09/18/10 Rob Change 'proposed' to 'under construction'.
1200351 07/04/11 Steve Weliver
1200352 07/04/11 Steve Weliver
1198440 10/23/10 Rob add new article on progress
1199189 01/27/11 Rob Select featured photo; embed live webcam.
1199577 03/10/11 Rob Add link for March 9 article.
1200385 07/09/11 Rob
1200353 07/04/11 Steve Weliver
1200113 05/15/11 Steve Weliver
1200182 05/25/11 Rob Additional news link added.
1200288 06/16/11 Steve Weliver
1200291 06/16/11 Steve Weliver
1201027 02/09/12 Steve Weliver
1204706 06/09/15 Rob remove broken links
1213506 08/19/19 Hannah Ray J updated name
1209048 03/11/18 Rob fix broken YouTube link
1213507 08/19/19 Hannah Ray J updated stats