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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Arkansas River

Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge To Stone Bridge)

Class III TO IV- Easy

243 CFS

Too Low
55°, Mostly Sunny Then Chance Showers

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Arkansas River are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 6,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 07087050, the Arkansas River Below Granite Remember only watercraft are permitted at Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge).

Status Too Low
Class Level III to IV-
Elevation 8,629 ft
Run Length 13.0 Mi
Gradient 30 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 243 cfs
Gage Height 11.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Ef Arkansas R At Us Hiway 24
USGS 07079300
30 cfs 2.8 ft
South Clear Creek Abv Lower Cabin Creek Reservoir
USGS 06714400
9 cfs 5.4 ft
East Fork Eagle River Near Climax
USGS 09061600
4 cfs 0.4 ft
Taylor River At Taylor Park
USGS 09107000
73 cfs 1.5 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
8 cfs 2.1 ft
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
3 cfs 3.1 ft
Blue River At Blue River
USGS 09046490
29 cfs 1.0 ft
Bemrose-Hoosier Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09044300
0 cfs 0.0 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
4 cfs 3.2 ft
Missouri Creek Near Gold Park
USGS 09063900
6 cfs 1.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Jones Pass
11" -1"
South Colony
11" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
9" 1"
Wild Basin
12" 0"
Fool Creek
1" 0"
Sargents Mesa
1" 1"
Buckskin Joe
1" 0"
Never Summer
1" 0"
Saint Elmo
1" 1"
Fremont Pass
1" -1"
Elliot Ridge
1" 1"
Middle Fork Camp
1" 1"
Summit Ranch
1" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Angel of Shavano 20 9,147 ft
Ohaver Lake 35 9,218 ft
Ruby Mountain - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,651 ft
Hecla Junction - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,415 ft
Buffalo Springs 18 9,187 ft
Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 8,039 ft
Chalk Lake 19 8,743 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Mount Princeton 19 8,618 ft
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Breckenridge Ski Resort 0" 50° 0"
Copper Mountain Resort 0" 50° 0"
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area 0" 45° 0"
Ski Cooper 1" 44° 0.26"
Keystone Resort 0" 46° 0.1"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge to Salida WW Park) 183.0cfs 12.0 Mi II to III
Salida to Rincon 183.0cfs 10.0 Mi II+ to III
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 243.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Salida Whitewater Park 183.0cfs None Mi III- to III+
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge) 243.0cfs 13.0 Mi III to IV-
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 55.7cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 12.9cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V-
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV

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