Saco River Water Conditions

REPORT DATE – August 2, 2019 

Time to hit the Saco for some Family Fun. This weeks rains has raised the saco to the perfect level for all activities. We are sold out of river tubes: Aug 24,31. Sold out of kayaks Aug:  

Current Water Level

 251 cfs / normal  260 cfs

Water Temperature

68 degrees

Current Water Level

Saco River is presently low and slow. We recommend the 5 mile canoe/kayak trip or 1.5 mile river tubing trip. 

Paddling Water Guide

Cubic feet per second (cfs)
200 – 400 cfs: Very slow moving water. Normal Summer Flow. Lots of Beaches
400 – 1000 cfs: Perfect level with some small riffles. All trips offered. 
1000 – 1500 cfs: Quicker water. Ages 10 and up 
1500 – 2400 cfs: Previous Paddling Experience Recommended. 

May Average: 1200-2500

June Average: 500-1200

July Average: 300-600

August & September: 200-400

This is a only a general guide.

Water levels change on a daily basis.

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