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Difficulty III-IV
Length 1.5 Miles
Gauge SATSOP RIVER NEAR SATSOP, WA
Flow Range 5000 - 12000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 56 minutes ago 2770 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 02/23/2001 1:43 am

River Description


SEASON: November to May following heavy rainfall.

SHUTTLE: Check the Olympic National Forest web site (check rec reports for Hood Canal District - South) or call (360) 877-5254.

DESCRIPTION:

A very small tributary of the Middle Fork Satsop that is an option when everything is too high.

lat/long approximated by Tiger map server

for additional information see

  • Korb, G. 1997. A paddlers guide to the Olympic Peninsula. third edition..
  • local expert: Gary Korb & Carol Volk, 4930 Geiger Road, Port Orchard, WA 98366, 206-876-6780
  • Hood Canal Ranger District, South - USFS Olympic National Forest web site

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Gage Descriptions

Visual. Flows of around 250 cfs are good. The Satsop gauge near Satsop gives you some indication of what's happening in the basin.

Directions Description


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Addressing Road Problems in Olympic National Forest (WA)

1/18/2003
Thomas O'Keefe

The extensive road network in Olympic National Forest has deteriorated over the last few years with the reduction in logging intensity and corresponding lack of routine maintenance. The road failures have resulted in destruction of aquatic habitat and reduced access. Repair work and decommissioning has begun with the introduction of a new road management plan in fall 2002.

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Matt Muir

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