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Difficulty III-IV
Length 3.5 Miles
Gauge N/A
Flow Range
Reach Info Last Updated 11/17/2003 2:09 pm

River Description

ACCESS: Take-out at the Highway 542 bridge in Glacier just above the confluence with the North Fork Nooksack. It's an easy shuttle on Galcier Creek Road (FR 39) which parallels river right and crossing the river at the put-in bridge approximately 3.5 miles upstream.


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Gage Descriptions

Visual. Look for flows of 150 to 300 cfs.

Directions Description

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Nooksack Recreation Plan Completed (WA)

Thomas O'Keefe

Following a two and a half year process, the  Upper Nooksack River Recreation Plan, has been finalized. This new, comprehensive plan will help guide the management of recreation and natural resources along the upper Nooksack River system in Washington state. The plan recognizes and supports the economic and health benefits of recreation, along with protection and restoration of the natural and cultural values of the upper river basin.

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Nooksack River Recreational Use Survey (WA)

Thomas O'Keefe

Do you enjoy boating on the Nooksack River? If you do, please tell us about your experience. American Whitewater is working with several partners through the National Park Service Rivers and Trails Conservation Assistance Program to develop an updated recreation plan for the upper Nooksack River basin. Your input will help us guide development of this plan.


Matt Muir


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