Gauge Description:

The Pecos at Anton Chico is the closest guage. Minimum flow should be somewhere around 800

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
PECOS RIVER NEAR ANTON CHICO, NM
usgs-08379500 800 - 3500 cfs II-III(IV) 00h39m 44.5 cfs (too low)
Guage is about 10 miles below the take out. The Tecolotito comes in just before the take out.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
800 -2000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II-III(IV) gauge is important or has warning Estimated. Upper flow will depend on skill level and the number of logs floating down. Swims not recommended at high flows.
2000 -3500 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable III+(IV) gauge is important or has warning Watch for mobile strainers & fences. Stopping can be difficult at times.

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