Gauge Description:

There is a USGS gauge for Banklick, but we've never used it. You can drive along most of the last three miles. If it looks good, it is.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
BANKLICK CREEK @ HIGHWAY 1829 NR ERLANGER, KY
usgs-03254550 300 - 1500 cfs II-III 00h56m 53.8 cfs (too low)
gauge class Almost certainly too low for decent whitewater run. (We welcome your input if you differ with this characterization.)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
0 - 200 cfs extremely Low-somewhat Low II-III gauge is important or has warning Almost certainly too low for decent whitewater run. (We welcome your input if you differ with this characterization.)
200 - 300 cfs somewhat Low-barely Low II-III gauge is important or has warning Likely marginal . . . low flow scrape may be possible. (We welcome your input if you differ with this characterization.)
300 - 600 cfs barely runnable-med runnable II-III gauge is important or has warning Likely low, but boatable. (We welcome your input if you differ with this characterization.)
600 -1000 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable II-III gauge is important or has warning Likely moderate flows. (We welcome your input if you differ with this characterization.)
1000 -1500 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable II-III gauge is important or has warning Likely high flows. (We welcome your input if you differ with this characterization.)
1500 -2100 cfs somewhat High-somewhat High II-III gauge is important or has warning Unusually high flows. (Likely annual high.) Caution is advised.
2100 -5000 cfs somewhat High-extremely High II-III gauge is important or has warning Record high flows. Extreme caution urged.

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