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
Beaver Creek
USGS 14096850
59 cfs 2.3 ft
Deschutes River Near Culver
USGS 14076500
892 cfs 3.2 ft
Crooked River Below Opal Springs
USGS 14087400
1,290 cfs 2.0 ft
Warm Springs River Near Kahneeta Hot Springs
USGS 14097100
367 cfs 1.5 ft
Crooked River Blw Osborne Canyon
USGS 14087380
139 cfs 2.0 ft
Deschutes River Near Madras
USGS 14092500
3,930 cfs 2.8 ft
Shitike Cr
USGS 14092750
85 cfs 1.3 ft
Shitike Creek Near Warm Springs
USGS 14093000
107 cfs 4.5 ft
Metolius River Near Grandview
USGS 14091500
1,340 cfs 1.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Mt Hood Test Site
SNOTEL 651
75" -1"
Mud Ridge
SNOTEL 655
48" 0"
Mckenzie
SNOTEL 619
60" 1"
Three Creeks Meadow
SNOTEL 815
32" 0"
Chemult Alternate
SNOTEL 395
21" 0"
Hogg Pass
SNOTEL 526
42" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Cove Palisades State Park None 2,604 ft
Haystack Lake 54 2,906 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) 892.0cfs 12.0 Mi III to V
Dillon Falls to Mount Bachelor Village (Big Eddy) 892.0cfs 12.0 Mi III to V
Canyon Run (Lower Bridge to Billy Chinook Res.) 892.0cfs 15.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Tumalo State Park to Cline Falls State Park 892.0cfs 15.0 Mi III- to III+
Bend to Tumalo State Park (Riverhouse Run) 892.0cfs 5.0 Mi IV to IV+
Cline Falls State Park to Lower Bridge 892.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Benham Falls to Dillon Falls 892.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V+
Warm Springs to Sherars Falls 3930.0cfs 63.0 Mi III to III+