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+ 51h34m 319 cfs (too low)

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
2y299d12h25m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] SAT 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
2y299d12h27m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Bench Drop 1300 cfs Tim Kelley
2y299d12h30m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Horseshoe Bend Trail n/a Tim Kelley
3y142d07h13m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y142d07h14m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y142d07h19m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Account of 11/26/17 2100 cfs John Dowse
3y142d07h23m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] ~2 Mi. Section n/a John Dowse
3y143d08h26m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 2,500 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y143d08h27m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] 1,700 CFS 1700 cfs John Dowse
3y144d04h38m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 1700 cfs John Dowse
3y144d04h38m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
3y144d04h40m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding the NF Nooksack 0 cfs John Dowse
3y144d04h43m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] NF Nooksack n/a John Dowse
3y144d07h15m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding- 1,700CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y144d07h19m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y144d07h19m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Striding - 1,700 CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
5y185d13h49m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] Nooksack River Access 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
7y322d12h49m /Nooksack, N. Fork-2 - Nooksack Falls to Douglas Fir Campground [WA] North Fork Nooksack 1500 cfs Thomas O'Keefe