Gauge Description:

Recommended level varies with source. Window of agreement is about 1500 to 8000 cfs. Some run it as low as 1000, but it will be very rocky; some run up to bank-full at about 12,000 cfs.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
JOHN DAY RIVER AT SERVICE CREEK, OR
usgs-14046500 1500 - 12000 cfs II 00h45m 486 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
1500 -8000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II gauge is important or has warning
1500 -12000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II gauge is important or has warning

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
[OR] Account of 06/03/09 n/a n/a
John Day [OR] Burnt Ranch Rapid 1000 Kent Johnson
John Day [OR] John Day River Mile 133 1000 Kent Johnson
John Day [OR] Streamkeeping on the John Day 1800 Kent Johnson