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+ 12h33m 799 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
2y100d21h24m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] SAT 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
2y100d21h26m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Bench Drop 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
2y100d21h29m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Horseshoe Bend Trail n/a Tim Kelley
2y308d16h12m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
2y308d16h13m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
2y308d16h18m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Account of 11/26/17 2100 cfs John Dowse
2y308d16h22m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] ~2 Mi. Section n/a John Dowse
2y309d17h25m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 2,500 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
2y309d17h26m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 1,700 CFS 1700 cfs John Dowse
2y310d13h37m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 1700 cfs John Dowse
2y310d13h37m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
2y310d13h39m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
2y310d13h42m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] NF Nooksack n/a John Dowse
2y310d16h14m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
2y310d16h18m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
2y310d16h18m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
4y351d22h48m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Nooksack River Access 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
7y123d21h48m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] North Fork Nooksack 1500 cfs Thomas O'Keefe