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Whitewater River Run

Utah Ogden River

Lower Ogden

Class III+ Difficulty


52°, Slight Chance Rain/Snow Then Chance T-Storms

The lower Ogden River run in Utah is a Class II-III stretch of water that is best tackled between April and June, when the flow rate is between 1,000 and 3,000 CFS. The river is characterized by several popular rapids, including Three Forks, Bus Eater, and Bridge Rapid. The most challenging section of the run is the last mile, which features several Class III drops and narrow channels. The river is generally free of obstacles, but boaters should be aware of possible strainers and sweepers. Overall, this run is best suited for intermediate paddlers with some experience in rapids.

Weather today, A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Status Runnable
Class Level III+
Elevation 5,219 ft
Run Length 2.5 Mi
Gradient 16 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 567 cfs
Gauge Height 3.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage South Fork Ogden River Near Huntsville
USGS 10137500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Willow Creek Near Grantsville
USGS 10172800
29 cfs 1.8 ft
Daniels Creek At Charleston
USGS 10157500
40 cfs 5.0 ft
West Canyon Creek Near Cedar Fort
USGS 10166430
13 cfs 2.9 ft
Provo River Near Hailstone
USGS 10155000
1,710 cfs 4.6 ft
Provo River Near Charleston
USGS 10155500
660 cfs 5.0 ft
Snake Creek Near Charleston
USGS 10156000
55 cfs 2.3 ft
American Fk Ab Upper Powerplant Nr American Fk
USGS 10164500
244 cfs 7.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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