Coquille, S. Fork, Oregon, US
|Usual Difficulty||V (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||300 fpm|
|SOUTH FORK COQUILLE RIVER AT POWERS, OR|
|usgs-14325000||1000 - 3000 cfs||V||00h38m||780 cfs (too low)|
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".