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Whitewater River Run

Arizona Christopher Creek

Christopher Creek

Class V


Too High
92°, Sunny Then Sunny And Breezy

The Christopher Creek River Run on the Salt River in Arizona is a Class III-IV whitewater adventure. The rapids are challenging, but there are pools between each set for recovery. The best time to float is in the spring when the snowpack melts, providing higher water levels. The recommended CFS is 800-1,200 for optimal conditions. Specific obstacles on this section include "Schoolhouse Rock," "Black Rock," and "Chute." It's important to note that the river includes long, flat sections between rapids and requires a shuttle to access. Overall, the Christopher Creek River Run is an exciting and challenging whitewater experience for experienced paddlers.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Status Too High
Class Level V
Elevation 2,185 ft
Run Length 6.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 675 cfs
Gauge Height 7.1 ft
Reporting Streamgage Salt River Near Roosevelt
USGS 09498500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Fork Parker Creek Near Roosevelt
USGS 09498503
0 cfs 1.2 ft
Salt River Near Chrysotile
USGS 09497500
532 cfs 2.4 ft
Verde River Blw Bartlett Dam
USGS 09510000
192 cfs 1.8 ft
East Verde River Near Childs
USGS 09507980
17 cfs 11.8 ft
West Clear Creek Near Camp Verde
USGS 09505800
18 cfs 2.4 ft
East Verde R Div From East Clear Cr Nr Pine
USGS 09507580
1 cfs 7.3 ft
Sycamore Creek Near Fort Mcdowell
USGS 09510200
0 cfs 0.0 ft
Pinto Creek Near Miami
USGS 09498502
0 cfs 3.0 ft
Verde R Blw Tangle Creek
USGS 09508500
175 cfs 7.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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