Umpqua, South - 4. Three C Rocks to MP 22


Umpqua, South, Oregon, US

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4. Three C Rocks to MP 22

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)
Length 8.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 23 fpm

South Umpqua


South Umpqua
Photo by Pmacy taken 06/08/17 @ 740 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SOUTH UMPQUA RIVER AT TILLER, OR
usgs-14308000 600 - 5000 cfs III-IV 00h49m 43.8 cfs (too low)


River Description

This is a nice run for novice boaters looking to try out a couple intermediate rapids mixed in with loads of class IIs and easy IIIs, or a nice place for more advanced boaters looking for a relaxed day on the water.

The whitewater is mostly class I-II+ with a sprinkling of easy IIIs and 1 class III-IV rapid near the end.  It is possible to catch a glimpse of the tougher rapid from the road during the shuttle, which can be portaged along the right bank.  

Bring a snack and enjoy the wildlife, there are nice beaches for a lunch break and small rapids are abundant.  Small surf waves present themselves here and there, a couple with good eddy service.  Take out at the bridge in Tiller, which has nice descriptions of the wildlife in the area on the upstream crosswalk.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-06-08 00:58:27

Rapid Descriptions

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