Gauge Description:

This gage is located just upstream of Highway 60. Adequate flows for kayaking can be as low as 300 cfs, whereas for a loaded raft you'll want at least 1,200 CFS.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SALT RIVER NEAR CHRYSOTILE, AZ
usgs-09497500 550 - 10000 cfs III-IV 01h59m 125 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
550 - 800 cfs barely runnable-perfect runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Flows based on AW's 2014 Colorado Basin Flow Study.
700 -10000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Flows were defined by AW's 2014 Flow-Study
1000 -2000 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Optimal flow range (flows based on AW's 2014 Colorado Basin Flow Study).
4000 -10000 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning High-challenge flow to maximum suggested flow (flows based on AW's 2014 Colorado Basin Flow Study).

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
9y52d00h29m /Salt-1.5 - US 60 to Mescal Rapid [AZ] Account of 03/02/12 0.00 ft David Jaquette