If you are planning an overnight trip on the river, remember to watch the weather in the UPPER WATERSHED. Heavy rains in Culpeper, Faquier, Madison, Rappahannock or Orange counties will cause unsafe conditions in the Fredericksburg or Confluence area within 8-14 hours. Use the gage information below, and check the weather forecast frequently.  Don't become a statistic...Know BEFORE You Go!

Links to Current River Levels

The Rappahannock at Fredericksburg - USGS Gage.
The Rappahannock at Remington - USGS Gage.
The Rapidan River, near Culpeper - USGS Gage.
The Rappahannock in Fredericksburg - Tidal.
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Visit the Rappahannock River Water Trail Website
for online maps and trip planning information including trip times and distances.
River Safety Documents & Maps

Color-Coded River Gauge
Visible from Fall Hill Ave. in Fredericksburg

If you can't see the GREEN, don't go in !

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