Coquille, S. Fork - 2. Coquille River Falls to 16 Mile Bridge

Coquille, S. Fork, Oregon, US


2. Coquille River Falls to 16 Mile Bridge (The Gem)

Usual Difficulty V (for normal flows)
Length 0.75 Miles
Avg. Gradient 300 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-14325000 1000 - 3000 cfs V 01h22m 530 cfs (too low)

River Description

Gauge:  This section can be run lower during snowmelt.


A remote and pristine canyon with a dozen class V drops packed into a section of less than a mile known as The Gem.

Read a description at Oregon Kayaking.

There is a more current write up from a low water trip at Wheels and Water.

At medium flows around 2,000 cfs, this run fully lives up to the title of "The Gem".


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-02-06 17:31:49


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