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Whitewater River Run

Utah Provo River

Upper Slate Gorge

Class IV Difficulty


Too Low
79°, Sunny

The upper Slate Gorge river run on the Provo River in Utah is a challenging Class IV-V section of water with steep drops, tight turns, and rocky rapids. Some of the key obstacles to navigate include Widowmaker, The S-Turn, and The Narrows. The best time of year to float this section is typically in the spring when water levels are higher, with recommended flows ranging from 400 to 750 cfs. This run is not recommended for beginners and requires experienced whitewater paddlers with strong skills and equipment. Overall, the upper Slate Gorge is a thrilling and technical river run for those seeking a serious challenge.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV
Elevation 6,977 ft
Run Length 2.0 Mi
Gradient 180 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 543 cfs
Gauge Height 4.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Provo River Near Woodland
USGS 10154200

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Yellowstone River Near Altonah
USGS 09292500
317 cfs 1.7 ft
Provo River Near Woodland
USGS 10154200
543 cfs 4.2 ft
Provo River At River Road Bridge
USGS 10155200
993 cfs 2.1 ft
Yellowstone R. At Bridge Campgrnd
USGS 09292000
162 cfs 6.0 ft
Weber River Near Coalville
USGS 10130500
235 cfs 2.4 ft
Lake Fork River Bl Moon Lake Nr Mountain Home
USGS 09291000
381 cfs 2.3 ft
East Canyon Creek Bl I-80 Rest Stop Nr Park City
USGS 10133650
35 cfs 5.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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