Gauge Description:

Flows of approximately 800-1000 cfs are generally considered to be optimal. It's a fun ride at higher flows with faster current and fewer eddies. The river can be run at 600 cfs or even a bit lower.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-12448998 600 - 1600 cfs III 00h34m 322 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
600 -1600 cfs barely 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
3y38d19h02m @Twisp Buttermilk Creek to town of Twisp [WA] Twisp River 2000 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
5y43d16h02m @Twisp Buttermilk Creek to town of Twisp [WA] Twisp River Trip 1110 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
> 10 years Twisp [WA] Twisp River n/a Thomas O'Keefe