Vermilion - A) Vermilion Dam to Twomile Creek (5.5 miles)


Vermilion, Minnesota, US

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A) Vermilion Dam to Twomile Creek (5.5 miles)

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 5.5 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
VERMILION RIVER NR CRANE LAKE, MN
usgs-05129115 400 - 2000 cfs II-III 00h38m ~ 502 cfs (running)
Likely low-boatable (possibly 215-325 cfs). Visual inspection needed. Flows may be over half (0.54 X) gauge reading. (Correlation not assured. Gauge is ~25 miles downriver.)


River Description

Section contains:
Shivaly Falls: three steep boulder-bed pitches (class III)
Liftover Falls: a sheer four foot drop into a pool (class II)
Everett Rapids: a boulder-bed pitch (class I-II)
Squaw Rapids: (class I-II)

Take-out is via 1.5 mile lake paddle then 1 mile paddle up Twomile Creek to CR422.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2004-08-26 11:51:53

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Drainage: ~488 sq.mi.N/A

Rapid Descriptions

Drainage: ~488 sq.mi. (Class N/A)
USGS StreamStats Beta software calculates drainage at our listed put-in as 488 square miles.


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