Staircase Section - 2nd Dam To 1st Dam


This is the most difficult runnable stretch of the Logan river.  You should be an advanced paddler to run this.  Scout for wood from the road as there are few eddies while on the river.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Logan River are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 1,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 10109000, the Logan River Above State Dam Remember only watercraft are permitted at Staircase Section - 2nd Dam to 1st Dam.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Lost Creek Near Croyden
USGS 10132500
5 cfs 1.1 ft
East Canyon Creek Near Morgan
USGS 10134500
22 cfs 0.3 ft
Marsh Creek Nr Mccammon Id
USGS 13075000
49 cfs 2.6 ft
Bear River At Idaho-Utah State Line
USGS 10092700
185 cfs 8.8 ft
Ogden River Nr Gibson Avenue At Ogden
USGS 10140700
76 cfs 5.7 ft
Weber River At Echo
USGS 10132000
100 cfs 2.0 ft
Ogden River Bl Pineview Res Near Huntsville
USGS 10140100
41 cfs 2.0 ft
Weber River At Gateway
USGS 10136500
344 cfs 12.2 ft
Blacksmith Fork Ab U.P.&L. Co
USGS 10113500
92 cfs 3.8 ft
Portneuf River At Topaz Id
USGS 13073000
169 cfs 2.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
alta
SNOTEL ATAU1
33" -2"
atwater study plot
SNOTEL ATH20_MADIS
49" -4"
alta - guard house
SNOTEL AGD
44.1" -3.88"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
High Creek 2 5,521 ft
Smithfield 6 5,566 ft
Tony Grove Lake 41 8,111 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Beaver Mountain Ski Area 26" 69° 1.79"
Powder Mountain -1" 74° 2.01"
Snowbasin 0" 76° 1.4"
Cherry Peak 64" 66° 1.7"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Logan Town Run 127.0cfs None Mi II+ to III-
Lower Ogden 153.0cfs 2.5 Mi III+
Below Ogden Play Park 250.0cfs 3.0 Mi II
Ricks Spring to Wood Camp Campground 127.0cfs None Mi III+ to IV
Scrambled Eggs Bend 308.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV
Ogden Play Park 324.0cfs 0.06 Mi III-
Round Valley 0.77cfs 5.5 Mi II
Staircase Section - 2nd Dam to 1st Dam 127.0cfs None Mi IV+ to V-
Rainbow Gardens 153.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Ogden Narrows 153.0cfs 2.0 Mi III+ to IV
3rd Dam to 2nd Dam 283.0cfs None Mi II+ to III
Riverdale Wave 0.77cfs 0.18 Mi III-
Mouth of Weber Canyon to Riverdale 0.77cfs 10.0 Mi III