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Whitewater River Run

Arizona Tonto Creek

Hell's Gate Canyon

Class V Easy

26 CFS

Too Low
86°, Chance T-Storms

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Tonto Creek are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 2,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09499000, the Tonto Creek Abv Gun Creek Remember only watercraft are permitted at Hell's Gate Canyon.

Status Too Low
Class Level V
Elevation 2,523 ft
Run Length 23.0 Mi
Gradient 150 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 26 cfs
Gage Height 3.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Tonto Creek Abv Gun Creek
USGS 09499000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Verde R Blw Tangle Creek
USGS 09508500
162 cfs 7.0 ft
Salt River Near Roosevelt
USGS 09498500
183 cfs 6.5 ft
Wet Beaver Creek Near Rimrock
USGS 09505200
42 cfs 3.5 ft
East Verde River Near Childs
USGS 09507980
3 cfs 10.1 ft
Wet Bottom Creek Near Childs
USGS 09508300
0 cfs 3.5 ft
Tonto Creek Abv Gun Creek
USGS 09499000
26 cfs 3.2 ft
South Fork Parker Creek Near Roosevelt
USGS 09498503
0 cfs 1.1 ft
Verde River Blw Bartlett Dam
USGS 09510000
120 cfs 1.2 ft
Verde River Near Scottsdale
USGS 09511300
93 cfs 0.7 ft
Dry Beaver Creek Near Rimrock
USGS 09505350
45 cfs 2.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Baker Butte
1" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Kehl Springs 8 7,457 ft
Flowing Springs 40 4,580 ft
Water Wheel 20 4,967 ft
Bachelors Cove 100 2,133 ft
Orange Peel 20 2,121 ft
Third Crossing 10 5,140 ft
Second Crossing 10 5,086 ft
First Crossing 7 4,865 ft
Cholla Bay 20 2,149 ft
Bermuda Flat None 2,143 ft
Houston Mesa 30 5,039 ft
Mills Cove 10 2,176 ft
Indian Point 54 2,188 ft
Cholla 206 2,196 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Christopher Creek 443.0cfs 6.0 Mi V
Christopher Creek 443.0cfs 6.0 Mi V
Hell's Gate Canyon 14.9cfs 23.0 Mi V
Lower Salt 575.0cfs 14.0 Mi I
Christopher Creek 443.0cfs 6.0 Mi V

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