Link to live gauging station stream flow data for Sugar Creek in Indiana

Click the numbered link below for current gauging station data:

03339500 Sugar Creek at Crawfordsville

The lower bound of possible canoeing is about 75 CFS. (This is assuming that you start no higher than Deer Mill Covered Bridge.)

Canoe liveries stop renting canoes at about 3 feet.

This River can really get flowing and becomes dangerous. It can also rise very quickly.

Chuck Smith of Cabins & Candlelight reports this for the river section upstream of Darlington (not detailed on this site): Anything less than 2.5 is getting a little low/rocky in spots.  Anything much over 3.0 feet brings some pretty strong currents.

We need your help interpreting the stream flow data for other river users. When you take a river trip, note the stream flow during your trip and report it to us. Also let us know generally how your trip went. Did your boats scrape bottom much? Did you get stuck at any point? Was the river too fast for fun? Was it a pleasant float the whole way? Let us know at

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Outdoor Resources:
Other Information: - Indiana's Online Outdoor Recreation Guide