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Whitewater River Run

Oregon Deschutes River

Benham Falls To Dillon Falls

Class V- TO V+ Easy

501 CFS

Too Low
81°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Deschutes River are between a bare minimum of 800cfs and a high of 3,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 14076500, the Deschutes River Near Culver Remember only watercraft are permitted at Benham Falls to Dillon Falls.

Status Too Low
Class Level V- to V+
Elevation 1,951 ft
Run Length 2.5 Mi
Gradient 43 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 501 cfs
Gage Height 2.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Deschutes River Near Culver
USGS 14076500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Crooked River Below Opal Springs
USGS 14087400
1,140 cfs 1.6 ft
Crooked River Blw Osborne Canyon
USGS 14087380
99 cfs 1.7 ft
Mckenzie R Blw Trail Br Dam Nr Belknap Springs
USGS 14158850
614 cfs 6.4 ft
Mckenzie River At Outlet Of Clear Lake
USGS 14158500
217 cfs 1.4 ft
Deschutes River Near Culver
USGS 14076500
501 cfs 2.0 ft
Metolius River Near Grandview
USGS 14091500
1,280 cfs 1.4 ft
Smith R Ab Smith R Res Nr Belknap Sprgs
USGS 14158790
3 cfs 5.1 ft
Smith River Abv Trail Brdg Resv Nr Belknap Springs
USGS 14158798
6 cfs 2,196.2 ft
Mckenzie River Bl Payne Cr
USGS 14158740
186 cfs 2,094.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Hogg Pass
1" 1"
Santiam Jct.
1" 1"
Marion Forks
4" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Mckay Crossing 10 4,758 ft
Big River 11 4,170 ft
Prairie 16 4,304 ft
Paulina Lake 69 6,340 ft
Lapine State Park 129 4,239 ft
Tumalo State Park None 3,235 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Mt. Bachelor -1" 69° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Bend to Tumalo State Park (Riverhouse Run) 501.0cfs 5.0 Mi IV to IV+
Cline Falls State Park to Lower Bridge 512.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Dillon Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) 512.0cfs 12.0 Mi III to V
Benham Falls to Dillon Falls 501.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V+
Canyon Run (Lower Bridge to Billy Chinook Res.) 512.0cfs 15.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Dillon Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) 512.0cfs 12.0 Mi III to V
Tumalo State Park to Cline Falls State Park 512.0cfs 15.0 Mi III- to III+

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