Gauge Description:

The local gauge on the bridge upstream from the put-in - downstream river right side. 9" min, 12"--18" optimim, 20"-2' high but commonly run (watch fishbowl and revelations).

The cfs gauge listing is for Lookout Creek, just downstream of Trenton, Ga. Bear drains into lookout creek. The gauge is less than two miles from the Bear takeout.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03568933 1000 - 5000 cfs V 01h05m 37 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
1000 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable V 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
Bear Creek @Hwy 129 pull off by bridge to Canyon View Rd takeout [GA] Account of 11/25/19 n/a paul hubbard
[GA] Middle of Stairway 21" David Cohen
Bear Creek [GA] Another Stairway View 14" Jerry Jascomb
Bear Creek [GA] Revelation 14" Crispin DelNero
Bear Creek [GA] Stairway to Heaven n/a Matt Muir
Bear Creek [GA] Big Bang 7-18-04 Sutton Bacon
Bear Creek [GA] Surrealistic Pillow n/a BradR
> 10 years Bear Creek [GA] Stairway to Heaven 12" Sutton Bacon
> 10 years Hair of the Bear [GA] Fishbowl 14 Sutton Bacon
> 10 years Bear Creek [GA] Big Bang n/a BradR