Gauge Description:

The Pohono gauge is on this section, so flows reported by that gauge are what you will have.    The boatable season is during the spring snowmelt into early summer.  

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
MERCED R A POHONO BRIDGE NR YOSEMITE CA
usgs-11266500 400 - 2400 cfs III-IV 00h21m 26.9 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
400 -2400 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning Range for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow paddlers by providing a comment or report.

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
Merced [CA] Merced River, Yosemite Valley 350 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
9y119d12h46m /Merced-El Cap Meadow to Highway 120 / 140 junction. [CA] AW- Yosemite inspection trip 500 cfs Dave Steindorf
9y119d15h20m /Merced-El Cap Meadow to Highway 120 / 140 junction. [CA] AW- Yosemite inspection trip 500 cfs Paul Martzen