Illinois Bayou - Hector to Scottsville (7.7 miles)


Illinois Bayou, Arkansas, US

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Hector to Scottsville (7.7 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 7.7 Miles
Avg. Gradient 15 fpm
Max Gradient 15 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Illinois Bayou near Scottsville, AR
usgs-07257500 162 - 4040 cfs I-II 00h19m 413 cfs (running)
Runnable flows (based on 6'-10' as formerly reported.) WE NEED YOUR INPUT TO BETTER DETAIL FLOW RANGES. Add a comment or report. Gauge (241 sq.mi. drainage) is on this reach (at alternate put-in), thus very accurately portrays flow.


River Description

Alternate put-in for shorter trip is at the Granny Gap Road bridge on the North Fork Illinois Bayou.  The take out for the North Fork run.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-02-17 15:51:27

SUP

Detail Trip Report  SUP   @Illinois Bayou Hector to Scottsville (7.7 miles), AR(4.54MB .jpeg)

Lower Illinois Bayou

Detail Trip Report  Lower Illinois Bayou  @Illinois Bayou Hector to Scottsville (7.7 miles), AR(4.42MB .jpeg)


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
Illinois Bayou near Scottsville, AR
usgs-07257500 162 - 4040 cfs I-II 00h19m 413 cfs (running)
Runnable flows (based on 6'-10' as formerly reported.) WE NEED YOUR INPUT TO BETTER DETAIL FLOW RANGES. Add a comment or report.
Gauge (241 sq.mi. drainage) is on this reach (at alternate put-in), thus very accurately portrays flow.
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
0 - 162 cfs extremely Low-barely Low I-II Too low for reasonable whitewater trip.
162 -4040 cfs barely runnable-high runnable I-II Runnable flows (based on 6'-10' as formerly reported.) WE NEED YOUR INPUT TO BETTER DETAIL FLOW RANGES. Add a comment or report.
4040 -40000 cfs somewhat High-somewhat High I-II Unusually high flow. Pushy. Not suitable for novice boaters. WE NEED YOUR ADDITIONAL INPUT! Is there any play at these flows?
40000 - unknown cfs somewhat High-extremely High I-II (Near) Record high flows . . . utmost caution!

Report - Reports of Illinois Bayou Hector to Scottsville (7.7 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
3y91d02h11m /Illinois Bayou-Hector to Scottsville [AR] Lower Illinois Bayou n/a LARAMY RIDLEY
3y96d02h13m /Illinois Bayou-Hector to Scottsville [AR] SUP 6.20 ft LARAMY RIDLEY

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0.0Gauge LocationN/A

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 Hector to Scottsville (7.7 miles), Illinois Bayou Arkansas, US (mobile)