Dreamflows Colorado Alphabetical Listing
 
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Colorado Alphabetical Listing

The following is a list of all reaches/runs served by all Colorado flow sites currently reported by Dreamflows.  It is sorted alphabetically by River/Stream name, then logically by River Reach/Run and Gauge Location.

Note that, in general, the flow on any given run will differ to some extent from the flow reported by its corresponding gauge, and for runs marked the difference is likely to be radical.  Please consult a good white-water guidebook for information on how to estimate the actual flow on any given run.  Click on the link in the Gauge Location column for more detailed reach/run information, on the link in the Most Recent Flow column for more detailed flow information, or on in the Graph column to get a recent flow graph.  See the bottom of this page for information on color coding and special terms.

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River/Stream River Reach/Run Gauge Location
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Animas River Animas River - Eureka to Howardsville (Forks of the Animas) Animas - At Silverton 164 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - Howardsville to Silverton (Silverton Daily) Animas - At Silverton 164 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - Upper Run (Silverton to Rockwood) Animas - At Silverton 164 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - Upper Run (Silverton to Rockwood) Animas - At Durango 1,850 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - Bakers Bridge to Trimble Lane Animas - At Durango 1,850 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - Trimble Bridge to North Durango Animas - At Durango 1,850 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - At Durango Animas - At Durango 1,850 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Animas River - High Bridge to Bondad Bridge Animas - At Durango 1,850 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Arkansas River Upper Arkansas River - Granite to Numbers Launch Site (Granite Run) Arkansas - Below Granite 285 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Upper Arkansas River - The Numbers Arkansas - Below Granite 285 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Upper Arkansas River - Railroad Bridge to Buena Vista (Fractions/Frog Rock Run) Arkansas - Below Granite 285 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Upper Arkansas River - Buena Vista to Fisherman’s Bridge (Buena Vista Town Run) Arkansas - Near Nathrop 428 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Upper Arkansas River - Fisherman’s Bridge to Stone Bridge (Brown’s Canyon) Arkansas - Near Nathrop 428 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Arkansas River - Stone Bridge to Salida (Salida Town) Arkansas - Near Nathrop 428 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Arkansas River - Salida to Rincon Arkansas - Near Nathrop 428 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Lower Arkansas River - Rincon to Pinnacle Rock Arkansas - At Parkdale 540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Lower Arkansas River - Pinnacle Rock to Parkdale (Pinnacle Rock Run) Arkansas - At Parkdale 540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Lower Arkansas River - Parkdale to Canon City (Royal Gorge) Arkansas - At Parkdale 540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek South Boulder Creek - Rollinsville to Pinecliffe (Alto Alto SBC) South Boulder Cr - Above Gross Reservoir 73 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
South Boulder Creek - Pinecliffe to Gross Mountain Reservoir (Upper SBC) South Boulder Cr - Above Gross Reservoir 73 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
South Boulder Creek - Gross Reservoir to Eldorado State Park South Boulder Cr - Below Gross Reservoir 59 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek - Doherty Park to Eben G. Fine Park Boulder Creek - Near Orodell 71 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek - Eben G. Fine Park and below Boulder Creek - Near Orodell 71 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River Cache La Poudre River - Big South Campground to Tunnel Picnic Ground (Spencer Heights) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Sleeping Elephant Campground to Big Bend Picnic Area (Sleeping Elephant) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Big Bend Picnic Area to Home Moraine (Fish Hatchery) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Home Moraine to Indian Meadows Low Bridge (White Mile/Upper Rustic) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Indian Meadows Low Bridge to Narrows Picnic Area (Grandpa’s Gorge/Lower Rustic) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Narrows Picnic Area to Steven’s Gulch (The Narrows) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Steven’s Gulch to Mishawaka Inn (Upper Mishawaka) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Mishawaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Area (Lower Mishawaka) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Poudre Park Picnic Area to Poison Ivy Corner (Poudre Park) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Poison Ivy Corner to Bridges (Bridges Run) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Cache La Poudre River - Below Filtration Plant to Picnic Rock Access (Filter Plant) Cache La Poudre - At Canyon Mouth 88 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Castle Creek Castle Creek - Aspen Music School to Slaughterhouse Bridge Castle Creek - At Aspen No recent data
Clear Creek (Arkansas R) Clear Creek - Missouri Creek Trailhead to above Clear Creek Reservoir Clear Creek - Above Clear Creek Res 40 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Clear Creek (CO) Clear Creek - Upper Run Clear Creek - At Golden 80 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Clear Creek - Black Rock Run Clear Creek - At Golden 80 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Clear Creek - Lower Run Clear Creek - At Golden 80 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River Colorado River - Gore Canyon Colorado - Near Kremmling 1,020 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Pumphouse to Rancho del Rio Colorado - Near Kremmling 1,020 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - State Bridge to Dotsero Colorado - Near Kremmling 1,020 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - State Bridge to Dotsero Colorado - Near Dotsero 2,330 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Burns Rodeo Hole Colorado - Near Kremmling 1,020 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Burns Rodeo Hole Colorado - Near Dotsero 2,330 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Barrel Springs Run (Hanging Lake to Exit 123) Colorado - Near Dotsero 2,330 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Shoshone Run (Exit 123 to Grizzly Creek) Colorado - Near Dotsero 2,330 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Grizzly Creek to New Castle Colorado - Near Dotsero 2,330 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Horsethief/Ruby Canyons (Loma Launch Site to Westwater Launch Site) Colorado - Near CO-UT State Line 6,540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Colorado River - Westwater Canyon (Westwater Launch Site to Cisco Launch Site) Colorado - Near CO-UT State Line 6,540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River North Fork Crystal River - Above Avalanche Creek Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River - Crystal Mill Falls to Gorge Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River - Gorge Run Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River - Bogan Canyon Run Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River - Meatgrinder Run Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River - The Narrows (Penny Hot Springs to Avalanche) Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Crystal River - Avalanche Creek to B.R.B. Campground Crystal - Above Avalanche Creek 334 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Dolores River Dolores River - Bradfield Launch Site to Slick Rock Dolores - Below McPhee Reservoir 1,150 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Dolores River - Slick Rock to Bedrock Dolores - At Bedrock No recent data
Eagle River Eagle River - Camp Hale to Red Cliff Eagle - At Red Cliff 53 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Eagle River - Gilman Gorge (Red Cliff to Tigiwon Rd) Eagle - At Red Cliff 53 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Eagle River - Gilman Gorge (Red Cliff to Tigiwon Rd) Eagle - Near Minturn 178 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Eagle River - Dowd Chute Eagle - Below Gypsum 497 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Eagle River - Upper Run (Riverbend Bus Stop to Edwards) Eagle - Below Gypsum 497 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Eagle River - Lower Run (Edwards to Eagle) Eagle - Below Gypsum 497 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Fryingpan River Fryingpan River - Upper Run (Norrie Colony to Ruedi Res) Fryingpan - Near Thomasville 126 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River Green River - Flaming Gorge to Lodore Green - Near Greendale 8,940 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River - Flaming Gorge to Lodore Green - Near Jensen 13,700 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River - Gates of Lodore (Lodore to Echo Park) Green - Near Greendale 8,940 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River - Gates of Lodore (Lodore to Echo Park) Green - Near Jensen 13,700 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River - Split Mountain Canyon (Echo Park to Split Mountain) Green - Near Greendale 8,940 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River - Split Mountain Canyon (Echo Park to Split Mountain) Green - Near Jensen 13,700 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Green River - Ouray to Green River Town (Desolation & Gray Canyons) Green - Near Jensen 13,700 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Gunnison River Gunnison River - Black Canyon (East Portal to Gunnison Forks) Gunnison - Below Gunnison Tunnel 590 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Gunnison River - Gorge Run (Chukar Trail to Gunnison Forks) Gunnison - Below Gunnison Tunnel 590 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Lake Creek Lake Creek - Diversion Tunnel to Willis Gulch Picnic Area Lake Creek - Above Twin Lakes Res 90 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
North Platte River North Platte River - Northgate Canyon North Platte - Near Northgate 773 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Rio Grande Rio Grande - Lobatos Bridge to Lee Trail Rio Grande - Near Lobatos 1,390 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Rio Grande - Lee Trail to Chiflo Campground (Razors Section) Rio Grande - Near Lobatos 1,390 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Roaring Fork River Roaring Fork River - Slaughterhouse Bridge to Upper Woody Creek Bridge Roaring Fork - Below Maroon Creek 221 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Roaring Fork River - Upper Woody Creek Bridge to Lower Woody Creek Bridge Roaring Fork - Below Maroon Creek 221 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Roaring Fork River - Lower Woody Creek Bridge to Hwy-82 Bridge Roaring Fork - Below Maroon Creek 221 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Roaring Fork River - Black Bridge to Veltus Park (Cemetery Run) Roaring Fork - At Glenwood Springs 970 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Saint Vrain North Saint Vrain Creek - Hwy 7 to ButtonRock Preserve (Upper NSV) No. Saint Vrain Cr - Above Buttonrock Res Site not operational  
San Juan River San Juan River - Pagosa to Trujillo Road (Mesa Canyon) San Juan - At Pagosa Springs 1,360 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
San Miguel River San Miguel River - Conoco Station to Bilk Creek (Keystone Gorge) San Miguel - Near Placerville 346 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
San Miguel River - Bilk Creek to Fall Creek (Sawpit) San Miguel - Near Placerville 346 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
San Miguel River - Specie Creek to Norwood Bridge San Miguel - Near Placerville 346 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
San Miguel River - Norwood Bridge to Green Truss Bridge (Norwood Canyon) San Miguel - Near Placerville 346 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
San Miguel River - BB 36 Rd to Green Truss Bridge (Ledges) San Miguel - Near Placerville 346 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
South Platte River South Platte River - Cheesman Canyon South Platte - Near Lake George 95 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
North Fork South Platte River - Bailey Run No. South Platte - At Grant 202 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
North Fork South Platte River - Foxton Run No. South Platte - At Grant 202 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River Yampa River - Above-Town Section (Hwy 131 Bridge to Yampa River Park) Yampa - At Steamboat Springs 540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Town Run Yampa - At Steamboat Springs 540 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Little Yampa Canyon Yampa - Near Maybell 3,010 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Juniper Canyon Yampa - Near Maybell 3,010 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Cross Mountain Gorge Yampa - Near Maybell 3,010 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Cross Mountain Gorge Yampa - At Deerlodge Park 4,820 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Yampa Canyon Yampa - At Deerlodge Park 4,820 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm
Yampa River - Yampa Canyon Green - Near Jensen 13,700 cfs on 4/23 at 12:00 pm

Key to colors

Note: color-coded flow ranges are very subjective, particularly with respect to craft type, so be sure to consult a guidebook before selecting a run to paddle.  Also, pay particular attention if multiple flow sites report flows for a particular reach.  If one flow site shows Green while another shows Red (say) for the same reach, look at the applicable Composite map (accessible from the Cross-Listing page) to determine which applies best.

This page uses the following color-coded flows:

 Color  Meaning 
15Dreamflows doesn't have enough information to assign an appropriate color code.
15Flow is generally considered "Low".  This does not necessarily mean too low to run safely - many reaches are routinely run at flows that are generally considered "Low".
15Flow is generally considered "Good".  Note that's a hugely subjective term, depending on craft type and much else besides.  It's also a vague term: to some paddlers it means the range of "fun flows", to others the range at which they found it physically possible (though not necessarily safe or even fun) to run the river.  Dreamflows displays "fun flows" where known, otherwise whatever values are available.
15Flow is generally considered "High".  This does not necessarily mean too high to run safely - many reaches are routinely run at flows that are generally considered "High".

Key to Most Recent Flow special terms

 Term  Meaning 
 Site not operational  This site is currently not reporting data. 
 No recent data  Most recent data is more than 7 days old. 
 Equip  Gauge is experiencing an equipment malfunction. 
 ART  The reported gauge height is Above the top of the current Rating Table. 
 BRT  The reported gauge height is Below the bottom of the current Rating Table. 
 Low  The Dreamflows estimate for this flow site is below the model's lower limit. 
 High  The Dreamflows estimate for this flow site is above the model's upper limit. 


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