Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Little Cottonwood River



10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days



Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Little Cottonwood River is a tributary of the Minnesota River, 83 miles (133 km) long, in southwestern Minnesota in the United States. Via the Minnesota River, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 230 square miles (596 kmĀ²) in an agricultural region. The Little Cottonwood River rises south of Jeffers in Amboy Township in Cottonwood County, beginning as a drainage ditch constructed in 1997. In its upper course the stream flows swiftly in a northeastward course and passes rock outcrops, including the Jeffers Petroglyphs. It flows generally east-northeastwardly through Brown County into ... Source: Wikipedia