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Date: 10/20/19   Fire Danger : low


Current Saco River Conditions
Height: 3.20'   CFS: 600

North Conway to ConwayMoving flat water combined with several sections of riffles and / or class I & II water. The river has several turns and switchbacks and may contain some obstacles.
Temp Level Class
50° F Fall I, II

 

Saco Bound to the Old SacoThe Saco River provides moving flat water with beautiful scenery and white sand beaches. This section is perfect for tubing and family trips with easy paddling and few obstructions. Free camping is available. During normal summer conditions.
Temp Level Class
49° F 3.20 I

 

Old Saco to Hiram, MEA great stretch of river wilderness for overnight trips features flat water and one section of fun riffles at Walkers Falls. During normal summer conditions.
Temp Level Class
49° F Fall I

 

Swift River This is a great technical, whitewater river when the water is good which is usually only when there's a big rain or rian & snowment combined. There is a paddler's gauge on the ledge in "Cabin George." Around "1" is needed to paddle it. Advanced paddlers only.
Temp Level Class
49° F Less than 1

 

Additional USGS River Information.

 

River Tips & Key
Respect Nature & Leave NO Trace • Wear Your PFD • Know Before You Go • Use This Report Only as a Guide • River Conditions Can Change • Respect Other River Users
High – Very swift current, experience necessary, wear PDF Medium – Approx. 3.5mph current, some sandbars, caution with children Summer – Many beaches & easy paddling conditions