Gauge Description:

USGS Hood River at Tucker Bridge gives both feet and cfs in real time.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
HOOD RIVER AT TUCKER BRIDGE, NEAR HOOD RIVER, OR
usgs-14120000 3.50 - 9.00 ft III 01h04m 3.61 ft (running)
gauge class This is a low, boatable flow that is actually pretty fun

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
3.50 -4.50 ft barely runnable-perfect runnable III gauge is important or has warning This is a low, boatable flow that is actually pretty fun
4.50 -6.00 ft med runnable-a bit pushy runnable III+(IV) gauge is important or has warning This is a typical flow for this run. The rapids are continuous Class II+ with some easy III.
6.00 -8.00 ft a bit pushy runnable-high runnable IV gauge is important or has warning This is high water. The moves aren't terribly difficult, but it's continuous Class III with a few Class IVs/
8.00 -9.00 ft a bit pushy runnable-high runnable IV+ gauge is important or has warning This is big water and the dam rapids feel like Grand Canyon rapids. If you're comfortable in big water it's a lot of fun!

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
Hood [OR] Powerdale Powerhouse n/a Thomas O'Keefe
8y226d09h33m @Hood Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Lower Hood Trip low runnable level Thomas O'Keefe
9y222d11h18m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] River Left where the Dam was. Top of "Dam Rapid" 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h18m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Horizon Line of "Dam Rapid" 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h18m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Water Intake for powerplant 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h18m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Looking up from the bottom of Dam Rapid 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h21m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Looking up from base of "Dam Rapid" 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h21m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Looking up from base of "Dam Rapid" 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h23m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Bottom of "Lake Rapid", just before "Dam Rapid" 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h23m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina Former Portage take out 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h30m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina Middle of "Lake Rapid" 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h43m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina Temira and Scott on Lake Rapid 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h43m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Entry to Lake Rapid 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h43m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Temira enjoying her first trip down the Hood 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h43m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Temira with Tucker Bridge as a backdrop 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h46m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] Scott putting on the Lower Hood 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y222d11h46m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina [OR] River Level 0 cfs Timothy Hardin
9y225d11h33m Powerdale (Copper) Dam [OR] Lower Hood River (Tucker to Marina) sans Dam 3.85 ft Timothy Hardin
9y225d11h33m Powerdale Dam [OR] Lower Hood River (Tucker to Marina) sans Dam 3.85 ft Timothy Hardin
9y225d11h33m /Hood-Tucker Bridge to Hood River Marina Temira and Scott at base of Lake Rapid 3.85 ft Timothy Hardin