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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Arkansas River

Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge To Stone Bridge)

Class III TO IV-


59°, Chance Showers Then Showers Likely

The Browns Canyon Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge river run on the Arkansas River in Colorado is a Class II-III rapids section with stunning views of the canyon. The river is typically best to float between May and September with a recommended flow of 700-2000 CFS. Specific river obstacles to watch out for include Pinball, Zoom Flume, and Staircase rapids. The river run is suitable for intermediate paddlers with previous experience, and it's recommended to bring a guide if you're not familiar with the area.

Weather today, A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Status Runnable
Class Level III to IV-
Elevation 8,629 ft
Run Length 13.0 Mi
Gradient 30 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 1470 cfs
Gauge Height 13.5 ft
Reporting Streamgage Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Taylor River At Taylor Park
USGS 09107000
520 cfs 2.8 ft
South Platte River Near Lake George
USGS 06696000
50 cfs 0.7 ft
Clear Creek Above Clear Creek Reservoir
USGS 07086500
311 cfs 4.2 ft
Taylor River Below Taylor Park Reservoir
USGS 09109000
457 cfs 4.8 ft
Lake Creek Above Twin Lakes Reservoir
USGS 07084500
994 cfs 4.9 ft
Arkansas River Near Nathrop
USGS 07091200
2,000 cfs 6.2 ft
Ef Arkansas R At Us Hiway 24
USGS 07079300
198 cfs 3.8 ft
Arkansas River Near Leadville
USGS 07081200
349 cfs 6.3 ft
Lincoln Creek Bl Grizzly Reservoir
USGS 09073005
0 cfs 1.0 ft
S Platte R Ab 11-Mile Canyon Re
USGS 06695000
39 cfs 0.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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Cottonwood Lake 24 9,586 ft
Angel of Shavano 20 9,147 ft
Selkirk 15 10,488 ft
Buffalo Springs 18 9,187 ft
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Mount Princeton 19 8,618 ft
Chalk Lake 19 8,743 ft
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