John Day - 4. Cottonwood to Columbia River


John Day, Oregon, US

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4. Cottonwood to Columbia River

Usual Difficulty II(V) (for normal flows)
Length 39.7 Miles
Avg. Gradient 7 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
JOHN DAY RIVER AT MCDONALD FERRY, OR
usgs-14048000 700 - 6000 cfs II(V) 01h00m 310 cfs (too low)


River Description

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.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2011-02-27 05:05:41

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Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
-10.2Tumwater FallsV

Rapid Descriptions

Tumwater Falls (Class V, Mile -10.2)

The start of The Narrows.




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