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Printer Friendly North Fork of the Nooksack River (Glacier Gorge)

North Fork of the Nooksack River (Glacier Gorge)


Stretch: Douglas Fir Campground to City of Glacier
Difficulty: Class III- to III
Distance: 2.0 miles (or 4.65 miles down to the highway bridge)
Flows: 500 to ?,000+ cfs (I wouldn’t paddle to the highway at 500 cfs). Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 54 fpm average
Put-in: Access near Douglas Fir Campground
Take-out: Vaughn Street in Glacier, WA
Shuttle: 2.1 miles
Season: Spring to Fall from snowmelt/rain. One of the last runs to drop out.
Written: © 2018

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