Gauge Description:

GAUGE: Depending on freezing level, this river can be very flashy and quickly responds to big rain events.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
NF NOOKSACK RIVER BL CASCADE CREEK NR GLACIER, WA
usgs-12205000 500 - 1800 cfs IV+ 01h32m 1010 cfs (running)
gauge class Higher flows possible for skilled groups. Frequently paddled up to 2500 cfs by locals. Expect continuous IV+/-V below Bender Rapid.

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -1800 cfs barely runnable-high runnable IV+ gauge is important or has warning Higher flows possible for skilled groups. Frequently paddled up to 2500 cfs by locals. Expect continuous IV+/-V below Bender Rapid.

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
North Fork of the Nooksack [WA] S.A.T n/a Keith A. Robinson
3y28d13h22m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] SAT 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
3y28d13h24m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Bench Drop 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
3y28d13h27m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Horseshoe Bend Trail n/a Tim Kelley
3y236d08h10m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y236d08h11m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y236d08h16m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Account of 11/26/17 2100 cfs John Dowse
3y236d08h20m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] ~2 Mi. Section n/a John Dowse
3y237d09h23m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 2,500 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y237d09h24m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 1,700 CFS 1700 cfs John Dowse
3y238d05h35m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 1700 cfs John Dowse
3y238d05h35m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
3y238d05h37m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
3y238d05h40m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] NF Nooksack n/a John Dowse
3y238d08h12m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y238d08h16m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y238d08h16m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
5y279d14h46m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Nooksack River Access 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
8y51d13h46m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] North Fork Nooksack 1500 cfs Thomas O'Keefe