Iron Gate Dam To Happy Camp

This is a long stretch of river between the Iron Gate Dam and Happy Camp.  Most of the run is roadside to CA 96 so you can easily shorten this into days runs.  This is a good beginner section of water for Kayaks and Canoes as most of the run is Class II with 1 Class III rapid.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Klamath River are between a bare minimum of 1,000cfs and a high of 15,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 11516530, the Klamath R Bl Iron Gate Dam Ca Remember only watercraft are permitted at Iron Gate Dam to Happy Camp.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Lumgrey Creek Rapid
Class III to III+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Shasta R Nr Montague Ca
USGS 11517000
68 cfs 1.4 ft
Williamson River Blw Sprague River Nr Chiloquin
USGS 11502500
476 cfs 3.3 ft
Rogue R At Cole M Rivers F Hatchery Nr Mcleod
USGS 14335072
2,710 cfs 3.6 ft
Klamath R Bl Iron Gate Dam Ca
USGS 11516530
901 cfs 1.9 ft
Sevenmile Cnl At Dike Rd Br
USGS 11504290
123 cfs 4,140.4 ft
Bear Creek At Medford
USGS 14357500
68 cfs 2.9 ft
Sprague River Near Chiloquin
USGS 11501000
135 cfs 1.3 ft
Wood River Near Klamath Agency
USGS 11504115
354 cfs 1.6 ft
North Canal At Highway 97
USGS 11509105
75 cfs 7.2 ft
Ady Canal At Highway 97
USGS 11509200
10 cfs 9.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
big flat
0.7" -0.6"