Too High to be paddled
with large holes and dangerous drops. We don't recommended paddling Christopher Creek today.
Paddlers are advised to exercise caution
with streamflow discharge 3%
the seasonal average of 83 cfs.
Weather on the river today will be a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. sunny, with a high near 99. breezy, with an east northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Temps are expected to range between
over the next 5 days
Classified as a
whitewater paddling location
along the Salt River,
is best paddled when discharge levels are
between 120 cfs to 250 cfs
This is a class V run on Christopher Creek through a box canyon. There's an excellent write-up on coloradokayaking.com about the full first descent in the mid 2000s.
Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Christopher Creek are between a bare minimum of 120cfs and a high of 250cfs.
River conditions sourced from USGS 09498500, the Salt River Near Roosevelt
Remember only watercraft are permitted
at Christopher Creek.
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