Fall Creek - 2) Bedrock Campground to Fall Creek Reservoir

Fall Creek, Oregon, US


2) Bedrock Campground to Fall Creek Reservoir

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)
Length 8 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-14151000 800 - 3000 cfs III-IV 02h24m 215 cfs (too low)

River Description

This is above the Fall Creek Reservoir. 
Each fall the USACE draws down the reservoir to aid out-migrating Pacific Lamprey amocetes November to December. The I-II stretch below the reservoir gets a bump, but it has no impact on the inflow upstream of the reservoir which this listing describes. 

To determine the water in this run, you must look at the INFLOW to the Fall Creek Reservoir, available on the USACE website here: http://www.nwd-wc.usace.army.mil/dd/common/projects/www/fal.html


When it's raining, there is a correlation between the outflow below the reservoir and the inflow above it, so the linked gauge here can be useful. But it's not a 1:1 and the inflow to the lake should be checked to be sure before making the drive. 

-Clinton 10/26/2018

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-10-27 01:09:43


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