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+ 00h39m 510 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
2y227d20h29m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] SAT 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
2y227d20h31m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Bench Drop 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
2y227d20h34m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Horseshoe Bend Trail n/a Tim Kelley
3y70d15h17m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y70d15h18m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y70d15h23m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Account of 11/26/17 2100 cfs John Dowse
3y70d15h27m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] ~2 Mi. Section n/a John Dowse
3y71d16h30m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 2,500 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y71d16h31m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 1,700 CFS 1700 cfs John Dowse
3y72d12h42m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 1700 cfs John Dowse
3y72d12h42m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
3y72d12h44m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
3y72d12h47m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] NF Nooksack n/a John Dowse
3y72d15h19m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y72d15h23m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y72d15h23m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
5y113d21h53m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Nooksack River Access 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
7y250d20h53m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] North Fork Nooksack 1500 cfs Thomas O'Keefe