Eagle Creek - Wallowa's


Eagle Creek, Oregon, US

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Wallowa's (Paddy Creek to Skull Creek)

Usual Difficulty III-IV(V) (for normal flows)
Length 8.7 Miles
Avg. Gradient 90 fpm

Eagle Creeking


Eagle Creeking
Photo by Zach Collier taken 05/13/18

Gauge Information

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River Description

 

 

Flows:  Go to this site map and select the Eagle Creek near New Bridge, OR gauge to find flows.

 

1,000-1500 cfs is medium, it is still worth doing a few hundred cfs higher or lower.

 

 

Stream:  A nice run on the south side of the Wallowa's accessed by quality gravel roads.

There is quite a lot of nice class III and some IV, especially when flows are up.  There is one class V rapid at a point where the creek bends left, then back to the right. The boulders here are larger than seen elsewhere on the creek.  It can be scouted and portaged along a trail on the left.

More class III and some IV continues downstream to Skull Creek.  There is an early take out option at Little Eagle Creek confluence, at a campground that reduces the run to 6 miles.

 

Be mindful of wood, some years the run is totally free of issues, other years it is not.

 

 

Trip Reports

Into the Outside:              1600-1700 cfs

Whitewater Guidebook:    900-1,000 cfs  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-05-16 17:27:56

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