River Level

Upper Iowa River Level at the USGS Gage in Decorah

USGS Water-data graph for Upper Iowa River at Decorah, IA

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05387500/

Generally when the river flow is below 200 cfs at Decorah, the Upper Iowa River is very low, and above 1,000 cfs it is pretty high and in either case you may want to consider a bike ride instead. Learn more about paddling the Upper Iowa River at https://upperiowariver.org/recreation/paddling/

Flood Alerts for the Upper Iowa River