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Difficulty I-II
Length 0.01 Miles
Gauge North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA
Flow Range 200 - 800 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 28 minutes ago 12700 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 07/19/2008 11:45 am

River Description

A short rocky rapids created by an old rock weir. Good for beginners to practice peel-outs and deep enough for enders.

The "George and Weezy" picture was taken during a severe thunder storm complete with hail, nearby tornadoes and flash floods. The flow in the picture is about 600 cfs and quickly went much higher.

To get there, take Hwy.4 south out of Jefferson, IA.

Rapid Descriptions


Summary of Gauge Readings

Decent play between 200 and 800 cfs.

Gauge NameReadingTimeComment
North Raccoon River near Jefferson, IA
AW Gauge Info
12700 cfs ℹ️ 00h28m Gauge (1619 sq.mi. drainage) is just a tenth of a mile away, so very accurately reflects actual flows.

Directions Description

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Steve Weliver