Cowhouse Creek (current beta needed) - Parsley to Pidcoke (32.5 miles)


Cowhouse Creek (current beta needed), Texas, US

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Parsley to Pidcoke (32.5 miles)

Usual Difficulty II+ (for normal flows)
Length 32.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 9 fpm

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Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Cowhouse Ck at Pidcoke, TX
usgs-08101000 1700 - 5000 cfs II+ 00h50m 200 cfs (too low)


River Description

Texas Whitewater describes only the section from Slab Crossing to U.S. 84.  The book describes numerous barbed wire fences on this run, particularly at road crossings.  No beta exists for other sections.

Difficulty rating and recommended flow are taken from the book.  Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.  Gradient for the Slab Crossing to U.S. 84 section is listed as 18 fpm in the book.

 


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-07-09 04:40:42

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Gauge Information

We have no additional information about how various flows affect runnability (or playability) of this section of river. If you can provide additional information, please either directly contact the StreamTeam member for this reach, or add a 'comment' or a 'report' with your information to help out your fellow boaters.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Cowhouse Ck at Pidcoke, TX
usgs-08101000 1700 - 5000 cfs II+ 00h50m 200 cfs (too low)
Gauge is at the takeout.
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
1700 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II+

Report - Reports of Cowhouse Creek (current beta needed) Parsley to Pidcoke (32.5 miles) and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Cowhouse Creek [TX] n/a boof or die
9y180d14h42m Cowhouse Creek (current beta needed)Parsley to Pidcoke (32.5 miles) [TX] Account of 05/24/09 0.0 in/yr 0

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Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0CR 423N/APutin
4.1Slab Crossing (CR 434)N/AAccess
12.5U.S. 84N/AAccess
12.8Low-Head DamN/AHazard
15.0FM 183N/AAccess
20.0CR 137N/AAccess
23.5FM 1783N/AAccess
32.5FM 116N/ATakeout

Rapid Descriptions

Slab Crossing (CR 434) (Class N/A, Mile 4.1)

Texas Whitewater suggests this as the put-in.



U.S. 84 (Class N/A, Mile 12.5)

Texas Whitewater suggests this as the takeout.



Low-Head Dam (Class N/A, Mile 12.8)

Runnability unknown



FM 116 (Class N/A, Mile 32.5)

Just downstream of the confluence with Bee House Creek




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 Parsley to Pidcoke (32.5 miles), Cowhouse Creek (current beta needed) Texas, US (mobile)