USGS Flow Rates

USGS Flow Rates


Interactive Map:

Type location i.e. sd

East River South Dakota:

Big Sioux River – Dell Rapids SD

Big Sioux River – Through Sioux Falls SD

Big Sioux River – Cliff Avenue (Down river of Diversion Channel)

Big Sioux River – Akron Iowa

Split Rock Creek – Corson SD (levels above 4 feet are good through palisades)

Skunk Creek – Hartford SD (Above 4.5 feet are good levels for paddling)

Skunk Creek – Sioux Falls SD (Above 4.5 feet are good levels for paddling)

West River South Dakota:

Rapid Creek – Below Pactola Dam

Battle Creek – Hermosa SD

Minnesota Rivers:

Des Moines River – Windom MN

Redwood River – Marshall MN (Water level above 14 feet are good to paddle “lots of strainers”)

Redwood River – Redwood Falls (when the levels are high on this river Beaver Creek and Hawk Creek are usually good to paddle)

Yellow Medicine River – Granite Falls MN

Minnesota River – Granite Falls MN

Kettle River – Sandstone MN

Snake River – Pine City MN

Iowa Rivers:

Cedar River – Charles City Iowa Whitewater Park

Maquoketa River – Manchester Iowa Whitewater Park

Turkey River – Elkador Whitewater Park

Cedar River – Cedar Falls IA