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Whitewater River Run

Utah Provo River

Upper Slate Gorge

Class IV


71°, Sunny Then Chance T-Storms

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, A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.

Status Runnable
Class Level IV
Elevation 6,977 ft
Run Length 2.0 Mi
Gradient 180 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 2110 cfs
Gauge Height 6.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage Provo River Near Woodland
USGS 10154200

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Hobble Creek At 1650 West At Springville
USGS 10153100
158 cfs 5.6 ft
Yellowstone River Near Altonah
USGS 09292500
896 cfs 2.8 ft
Rock Creek Near Mountain Home
USGS 09279000
755 cfs 4.2 ft
Sixth Water Cr Ab Syar Tunnel
USGS 10149000
53 cfs 4.6 ft
White River Bl Tabbyune C Near Soldier Summit
USGS 09312600
131 cfs 4.1 ft
Strawberry River Near Duchesne
USGS 09288180
487 cfs 7.5 ft
Strawberry River At Pinnacles Near Fruitland
USGS 09285900
293 cfs 3.4 ft
Provo River Near Charleston
USGS 10155500
1,840 cfs 7.1 ft
Fairview Tunnel Near Fairview
USGS 09309600
3 cfs 2.2 ft
Currant Creek Near Fruitland
USGS 09288000
63 cfs 1.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Shady Dell 20 8,036 ft
Bear River 4 8,336 ft
Smith - Morehouse 34 7,662 ft
Shingle Creek ATV 21 7,448 ft
Lilly Lake 14 9,927 ft
Ledgefork 73 7,731 ft
Cobblerest 18 8,296 ft
Renegade 62 7,597 ft
Beaver View 16 8,963 ft
Iron Mine 26 7,508 ft
Sulphur 21 9,082 ft
Hayden Fork 9 8,870 ft
East Fork Bear River 7 8,880 ft
Moosehorn 33 10,405 ft
Butterfly Lake 20 10,356 ft
Taylors Fork ATV 11 7,424 ft
Lower Provo River 10 7,382 ft
Mirror Lake 79 10,028 ft
Mill Hollow 26 8,903 ft
Trial Lake 60 9,848 ft
Washington Lake 39 9,989 ft
Christmas Meadows 11 8,812 ft
Hades 14 7,393 ft
Aspen Grove 53 7,763 ft
Currant Creek 98 7,995 ft
Soapstone 33 7,885 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
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