Gauge Description:

If you've got a short creeker and are really dedicated, you can make this run happen around 3.25, but you run a lot of pinning risk. The upper parts are pretty concentrated and should be good to go at anything above this.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
MIDDLE SALUDA RIVER NEAR CLEVELAND, SC
usgs-02162350 3.25 - 5.00 ft III-V 01h18m ~ 2.94 ft (too low)
This gauge was turned back on summer 2012 after being off for several years. It is now stage only with no cfs reading. Gauge is just below the takeout on the
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
3.25 -5.00 ft barely runnable-high runnable III-V gauge is important or has warning Guess based on pictures of flow at 3.5' when gauge was on previously several years ago. Gauge levels may have changed while the gauge was inactive.

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
Middle Saluda [SC] Creeking in SC n/a wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda [SC] Jones Gap 3.5 ft wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda [sc] Jones Gap 200 cfs wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda [SC] 1 mile bridge Jones Gap 3.5 ft wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda [SC] Average Jones Gap rapid 3.5 ft wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda [sc] Jones Gap 3.5 ft wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda [SC] Second foot bridge 175 cfs wreeves
> 10 years Middle Saluda - Jones Gap [SC] State Park Rapid n/a Kevin Miller
> 10 years Middle Saluda in Jones Gap [SC] Takeout or put in? 300 cfs wreeves