Gauge Description:

The Sauk at Sauk gauge used to be used for this run, but there is now a new gauge at the bridge in Darrington that does not include the Suiattle flow.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SAUK RIVER NEAR SAUK, WA
usgs-12189500 2000 - 15000 cfs III+ 00h47m 2860 cfs (running)
gauge class
Formerly, the Sauk at Darrington Gage was the best resource for flow for this reach, but it has been retired so the Sauk near Sauk gage returns as the primary
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
2000 -5000 cfs barely runnable-med runnable III+ gauge is important or has warning
5001 -9000 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable III+ gauge is important or has warning
9001 -15000 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable III+ 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
85d21h31m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Sauk River Launch 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
2y281d12h55m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Account of 10/27/17 n/a John Dowse
2y281d13h01m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Account of 10/27/17 n/a John Dowse
2y289d15h17m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Account of 10/19/17 n/a John Dowse
2y289d15h34m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Account of 10/19/17 n/a John Dowse
3y176d08h23m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Whirlpool 720CFS 720 cfs John Dowse
3y265d14h02m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Whirlpool 650CFS n/a John Dowse
3y265d14h03m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Sauk River 1920's n/a John Dowse
3y265d14h04m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Sauk River - 1920's n/a John Dowse
3y265d14h06m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Indian Cedar Strip- 1892 0 cfs John Dowse
3y269d13h01m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] White Chuck Confluence 620CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
3y269d13h08m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Whirlpool - July 2015 600 cfs John Dowse
3y269d13h10m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Whirlpool Rapid - 620CFS n/a John Dowse
3y269d13h13m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Whirlpool - 720CFS 0 cfs John Dowse
4y232d11h17m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Jul 15-2015 600CFS 600 cfs John Dowse
5y45d19h31m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Account of 10/27/17 600 cfs John Dowse
5y58d21h31m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Half Dozen 4300 cfs Donald Cheyette
5y288d23h31m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Backman County Park 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
6y8d22h31m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Sauk River Trip 4240 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
6y10d22h31m @Sauk 2 - Whitechuck River to Darrington [WA] Sauk River Trip 0 cfs Thomas O'Keefe