Cline Falls State Park To Lower Bridge


Starting at Cline Falls State Park you will need to do a mandatory portage around Cline Falls and the Power plant just below the Highway Bridge.  Other than that this is a class III float.  The Decshutes is more rural here with some small canyons it goes in and out of.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Deschutes River are between a bare minimum of 700cfs and a high of 2,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 14076500, the Deschutes River Near Culver Remember only watercraft are permitted at Cline Falls State Park to Lower Bridge.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Cline Falls
Class V+
Power Station Rapid
Class III
Odin Falls
Class IV to IV+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Crooked River Below Opal Springs
USGS 14087400
1,260 cfs 1.9 ft
Deschutes River Near Madras
USGS 14092500
3,690 cfs 2.7 ft
Beaver Creek
USGS 14096850
31 cfs 2.1 ft
Crooked River Blw Osborne Canyon
USGS 14087380
161 cfs 2.1 ft
Shitike Cr
USGS 14092750
27 cfs 0.8 ft
Warm Springs River Near Kahneeta Hot Springs
USGS 14097100
202 cfs 0.9 ft
Shitike Creek Near Warm Springs
USGS 14093000
44 cfs 4.0 ft
Deschutes River Near Culver
USGS 14076500
512 cfs 2.1 ft
Metolius River Near Grandview
USGS 14091500
1,230 cfs 1.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Hogg Pass
SNOTEL 526
4" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Haystack Lake 54 2,906 ft
Cove Palisades State Park None 2,604 ft
Tumalo State Park None 3,235 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Dillon Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) 512.0cfs 12.0 Mi III to V
Dillon Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) 512.0cfs 12.0 Mi III to V
Bend to Tumalo State Park (Riverhouse Run) 512.0cfs 5.0 Mi IV to IV+
Canyon Run (Lower Bridge to Billy Chinook Res.) 512.0cfs 15.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Cline Falls State Park to Lower Bridge 512.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Benham Falls to Dillon Falls 512.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V+
Warm Springs to Sherars Falls 3690.0cfs 63.0 Mi III to III+
Tumalo State Park to Cline Falls State Park 512.0cfs 15.0 Mi III- to III+