River Info - Holtwood

The release schedule for Holtwood Park is out!


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  • December-February:  No releases because of frequent ice.
  • March: Releases OK
  • April-June:  Shad passage season (no releases)
  • July-September: Rare plant growing season.  Unscheduled evening releases every day the river flow is between 31,000 and 61,500 cfs.  Average of 17 evenings each summer. Scheduled releases possible in future years based on plant monitoring.
  • October-November: Releases OK

Releases that are scheduled for times when there is ice on the river or when very high flows occur (> 6 feet over the flashboards on the dam) will be rescheduled.

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Surf Guide - http://www.chasingrain.com/surfguide/Holtwoodguide.pdf