John Day, Oregon, US
|Usual Difficulty||II(V) (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||7 fpm|
|JOHN DAY RIVER AT MCDONALD FERRY, OR|
|usgs-14048000||700 - 6000 cfs||II(V)||01h25m||756 cfs (running)|
If you want to run the John Day all the way to the Columbia this is the lower section that is not typically run due. It includes the class V Narrows that starts with Tumwater Falls and ends with the flatwater of the Umatilla Reservoir on the Columbia.
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The start of The Narrows.