Other Whitewater Trips on the Marys River

 »  Blodgett to Philomath
 »  Review this trip
 »  Post Alert for this trip
Lodging in Oregon

 »  Oregon Bed & Breakfasts
 »  Oregon Cabins, Condos, and Vacation Rentals
 »  Oregon Campgrounds
 »  Oregon Guest Ranches & Dude Ranches
 »  Oregon Hotels & Motels
 »  Oregon Youth Hostels

 Find a Rafting Trip

 Link to Us
 Email This Page to a Friend
 Business Login
 Add a Listing

  Follow Us On Twitter
  Visit Us On Facebook

River Shuttle Services:

Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
Located in:
Oxbow, OR

More Details
Our Website
Hell’s Canyon Shuttle, Inc. is a family owned business and has been providing the rafting community of Hell’s Canyon dependable sh (more...)

Paddlesports Shops:

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Located in:
Bend, OR

More Details
Our Website
Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe has the largest selection of whitewater kayaks, sea kayaks, recreational kayaks, paddleboards and can (more...)
site home  :: self guided home  :: U.S. river guide  :: Rivers in Oregon  :: Marys River Oregon  :: Blodgett to Philomath Kayak & Canoe Touring

Blodgett to Philomath Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Marys River

Blodgett to Philomath Info
Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
Put In:  Blodgett
Take Out:  Philomath
Difficulty:  Class I + , Class II
Gradient:  10 fpm
Run Length:  19 miles
Current Streamflow:  1370 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:00 AM - MARYS RIVER NEAR PHILOMATH, OR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  400 - 900 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, October, November, December
Primary Season:  Rainy, this section of river only runs after a few days of heavy rain
Permit:  None presently required
Hazards:  At low flows there are a few portages. Scout for wood
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Land Ownership:  Some Private
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From Philomath take either Oregon 34 or US 20 west until you cross over the river, take out is on either side of the bridge from both spots.

Put In: In Blodgett, put in about 1 mile below were the US 20 bridge crosses the river. Do not put in above this point because the river is choked with wood.

Blodgett to Philomath on the Marys River
This section of river is great for open canoes, beginner kayakers, and those looking for great scenery. The upper section of this river contains pool drop class I+ rapids while the lower section contains a few class II drops. There are many options for put ins and take outs.

Last Edited by doldfield on 3/25/2010

Other Resources

Conservation Organizations
  • Rogue Riverkeeper
  • Water Watch
  • Pacific Coast Kayak Clubs
  • Lower Columbia Canoe Club
  • Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club
  • Oregon Whitewater Association
  • Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club
  • Travel Guides
  • Oregon Vacation & Travel Planner