McCoy Creek - milepost 8 to Yellowjacket Creek

McCoy Creek, Washington, US


milepost 8 to Yellowjacket Creek

Usual Difficulty V (for normal flows)
Length 7.8 Miles
Avg. Gradient 200 fpm

Chinook Falls

Chinook Falls
Photo of Steve Tegtemeyer by Scott Collins taken 05/27/04

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-14231900 1500 - 3000 cfs V 00h50m 645 cfs (too low)

River Description

check out the McCoy Creek page on Jason Rackley's site.

Also check out the article from the AW Journal: click here.


 NOTE:  As of 5/24/11 there were approximately 30 wood portages on this creek.  Not recommended until a big flood washes some of that wood out.


As of June 2018, the run was reported as having cleaned up significantly.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-06-05 00:37:37

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