RiverNameRatingSizeLevelGaugeAgeSTPhoto
Wakarusa Wave II-IV (Park & Play) S Flood
trend_fall
1510 CFS
[800, 1000, 1100]
-1 hr -46 minKScamera
Kansas River @ Lawrence II-III L Flood
trend_rise
16000 CFS
[1000, 2000, 3000]
-1 hr -46 minKScamera
Wichita Spillways Upper Holes Play M Flood
trend_down
10500 CFS
[300, 500, 1000]
-1 hr -16 minKScamera
Trading Post II-III S Flood
trend_hold
24.83 Feet
[6.9, 7.4, 7.6]
-1 hr -46 minKScamera
Wichita Spillways Lower Holes Play M Flood
trend_down
10500 CFS
[1500, 5000, 8000]
-1 hr -16 minKScamera
Rocky Ford II-III M Flood
trend_up
3510 CFS
[1500, 2000, 3000]
-1 hr -1 minKScamera
Tulsa Wave III-IV L High NF
trend_hold
45600 CFS
[10000, 10500, 15800]
-1 hr -31 minOK
Smokey Hill II-III S High NF
trend_rise
4450 CFS
[1200, 1300, 1400]
-1 hr -46 minKS
Chain of Rocks III-IV (Park & Play) L High NF
trend_hold
19.08 Feet
[0, 6, 10]
-2 hr -1 minMOcamera
Vermillion near Wamego II-III S High NF
trend_down
672 CFS
[300, 400, 500]
-1 hr -46 minKS
Wister Wave III L High NF
trend_hold
17.41 Feet
[11.5, 12.5, 13.5]
-1 hr -31 minOK
Kansas River @ Lecompton II-III L High NF
trend_rise
17300 CFS
[1000, 2000, 3000]
-1 hr -31 minKS
Kansas River @ I-435 III-IV L High
trend_rise
22500 CFS
[1000, 6000, 10000]
-1 hr -46 minKScamera
Saint Francis III-IV L Optimal
trend_hold
5.99 Feet
[3, 4, 8]
-2 hr -1 minMOcamera
Rockport PLAY M Optimal
trend_hold
6.33 Feet
[4.5, 6, 7]
-1 hr -16 minAR
Dierks III S Optimal
trend_hold
6.62 Feet
[6, 6.4, 11]
59 minARcamera
Blue River at Blue Ridge Blvd Ext II-III M Optimal
trend_hold
26.72 Feet
[25.5, 26.5, 30]
-2 hr -1 minKScamera
Charles City WW Park III M Optimal
trend_rise
1900 CFS
[300, 800, 3200]
-1 hr -31 minIA
Fisher's Ford PLAY M Optimal
trend_hold
4.96 Feet
[2.1, 3.7, 5]
-1 hr -16 minAR
Cossotot III-IV M Low
trend_hold
3.22 Feet
[3, 3.4, 5]
-2 hr -1 minARcamera
canadian pharmacies III-IV M Low
trend_hold
3.29 Feet
[3, 4, 5]
-1 hr -16 minARcamera
Indian Creek II-III S Low
trend_fall
6.56 Feet
[6, 8, 10]
-1 hr -16 minMOcamera
Blue River Stanley Gauge II-III M Low
trend_hold
5.84 Feet
[5, 8, 12]
-1 hr -46 minKScamera
Mill Creek @ 87th St II-III S Too Low
trend_hold
-999999 CFS
[700, 1000, 1300]
19 hr 59 minKScamera
Bull Creek III-IV (Park & Play) S Too Low
trend_hold
20.0 CFS
[500, 800, 1000]
-1 hr -31 minKScamera
Mill Creek StormWatch II-III S Too Low
ERROR
Feet
[7.5, 8.5, 10.2]
459334 hr 59 minKScamera
Tryst Falls IV S Too Low
trend_hold
3.05 Feet
[3.5, 5.5, 8]
-1 hr -31 minMOcamera
Howell Island III (Park & Play) L Too Low
trend_hold
18.00 Feet
[21, 23, 27]
-2 hr -1 minMO
Arkansas River Gauges
Southeast River Gauges


Key


Name: Name of the river/creek/run. Linked to a detailed description.

Class: International classification/rating for the creek at optimal levels. At higher levels, the creek may be more difficult than this rating indicates!

Size: approximate stream/watershed size. Refer to the chart below for details:
SizeWidth (ft)Watershed (sq mi)Rain Rate (in/hr)Window
XS< 20< 11.53-6 hrs
VS20-301-41.06-12 hrs
S30-404-100.751 day
M40-7510-250.51-2 days
L> 75> 250.22-5 days
H> 150> 750.15+ days
DCN/AN/AN/ADam Controlled - Check Schedule!
AN/AN/AN/AAlways Runs
Note: Window is the typical time to reach "too low" levels without further precipitation.

Level: current stream level and trend. Refer to the chart below for details:
Color/CodeLevelDescription
 Too LowStream is too low for fun paddling.
 LowStream is low but paddlable. May have to drag/portage in places.
 OptimalStream is perfect for paddling. The ratings listed are for this range.
 HighStream is high and difficulty is increased. Ratings typically are tougher than what is listed.
 High NFStream is high and difficulty is increased. Ratings typically are tougher than what is listed. No flood level listed for river
 FloodStream is flooded and potentially very dangerous! Many more hazards are present in this range and ratings typically are much tougher than what is listed.
Note: Trend arrows indicate whether the creek is falling or rising.

Ref. Gauge: The on-line gauge that the level is based on, linked to the page for the actual gauge. The line below starts with the current level/flow reading for the gauge and then the Too Low, Optimal, and High/Flood divisions for the described creek. (E.g.: "3.63 [2.3, 3.5, 6.3]" would mean that the gauge is currently at 3.63 feet and that the creek is too low below 2.3, low between 2.3 and 3.5, optimal between 3.5 and 6.3, and high/flood over 6.3, so the creek is currently at the low end of optimal level.) The value for the current level is also linked to a history of recent levels and notes about the interpretation of the levels.

Time: The time the gauge updated and the how long ago that was. Remember that for streams of the XS, VS, and S variety, a reading that is a few hours old may not reflect the current stream flow. The color of the text also indicates how old the reading is: green = < 1.5 hrs ; blue = 1.5 - 3.0 hrs ; yellow = 3.0 - 10.0 hrs ; red = > 10 hrs.