Gauge Description:

There is no gauge on Big Creek itself. The flow number listed above is from NF Willow Creek which does have a gauge. NF Willow is a similar sized creek, with adjacent headwaters. It seems like the two creeks have fairly similar flow patterns. Boatable flows tend to be in April and May but can occur in other months as well. See this table of Monthly mean flows; 1997-2006.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
No. Willow Creek Near Sugar Pine
dream-270 80 - 200 cfs II-V 00h43m 1 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
80 - 200 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II-V gauge is important or has warning Unknown correlation with No. Willow Creek gauge.

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
Big Creek [CA] Dan entering Tournaquit n/a Evan Lloyd
> 10 years Big Creek [CA] Log Jammer 40 Evan Lloyd
> 10 years Big Creek [CA] Big Creek put-in bridge n/a Katie Johnson