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Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
Located in:
Oxbow, OR

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Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
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Bend, OR

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Mehama to Stayton Kayak & Canoe Touring on the North Santiam River

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Mehama to Stayton Info
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Put In:  Mehama
Take Out:  Stayton
Difficulty:  Class II - , Portage
Gradient:  20 fpm
Run Length:  10.5 miles
Current Streamflow:  4470 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:00 AM - NORTH SANTIAM RIVER AT MEHAMA, OR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  1,000 - 2,000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season: 

Dam Controlled, runs all year

Permit:  None
Hazards:  Portage around the dam
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed public and Private
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put In: From Salem take Oregon 22 East. Just off Oregon 22, on Oregon 226, put in at the boat landing below the Lyons-Mehama Bridge.

Take Out: From the put in take Oregon 22 until you reach Stayton. Go south through Stayton and take out is at the boat landing on the south side of the bridge that crosses over the river.

Mehama to Stayton on the North Santiam River

Last Edited by josho on 4/26/2011

Towns near Mehama to Stayton Kayak Tours

Albany Oregon
Bend Oregon
Clackamas Oregon
Eugene Oregon
Gresham Oregon
Lebanon Oregon
Portland Oregon
Redmond Oregon
Salem Oregon
Sandy Oregon
Sisters Oregon
Springfield Oregon
Tualatin Oregon

Other Resources

Conservation Organizations
  • Rogue Riverkeeper
  • Water Watch
  • Pacific Coast Kayak Clubs
  • Lower Columbia Canoe Club
  • Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club
  • Oregon Whitewater Association
  • POCO - Paddlers Of Central Oregon
  • Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club
  • Travel Guides
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