What do River Levels Mean for Your Trip on the Little Miami?
How much water is in the Little Miami the day of your trip? River levels on the Little Miami will have an impact on just what kind of trip you have. Take a couple of minutes to watch this video where we will explain river levels and just what they mean to you.
What's the river level right now? Fortunately, the National Water Information System has a gauge in the Little Miami just up stream from RiversEdge. Click here to see the current levels.
When the river levels on the Little Miami are…
1.5’ – 3.0’ Feet
This is Summer’s normal range. The river is at a great level to paddle with a gentle current that averages about 1.5 -2 miles per hour.
3.0’ – 4.5’ Feet
This is a Spring time level and can be great for most paddlers. It will have a bit more current, with averages of 2-2.5 miles per hour.
4.5’ – 5.6’,Feet
This is a higher level that we generally only allow kayaks and rafts on the river.,There may be additional restrictions involving age of participants and skill levels.
5.7’ and Above
We usually do not run at this level and would caution any private boater that paddling skills may be necessary and that wearing of a PFD should be considered mandatory at this level.
We are planning on opening for the 2017 season next Saturday the 22nd if weather and river conditions allow. Pictures below show what we have been up to. Pics on right are a before and after. ... See MoreSee Less
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