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BURNS TO DOTSERO

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Colorado River

Burns To Dotsero

Class I TO IV Easy

1,170 CFS

Runnable
30°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 6,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09070500, the Colorado River Near Dotsero Remember only watercraft are permitted at Burns to Dotsero.

Status Runnable
Class Level I to IV
Elevation 6,113 ft
Run Length 29.0 Mi
Gradient 15 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 1170 cfs
Gage Height 2.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Ef Arkansas R At Us Hiway 24
USGS 07079300
17 cfs 2.6 ft
Lake Creek Near Edwards
USGS 09067200
8 cfs 0.3 ft
Hubbard Creek Above Iron Point Gulch Nr Bowie
USGS 09132940
6 cfs ft
Yampa River At Steamboat Springs
USGS 09239500
86 cfs 1.2 ft
Fryingpan River Near Thomasville
USGS 09078600
27 cfs 1.8 ft
Halfmoon Creek Near Malta
USGS 07083000
5 cfs 1.3 ft
Twin-Lakes Tunnel At E Portl
USGS 09073000
8 cfs 0.3 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
27 cfs 1.4 ft
Black Gore Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066000
3 cfs 2.6 ft
Elkhead Creek Near Craig
USGS 09246500
2 cfs 1.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" -2"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
85" -4"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
62" -2"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" -1"
Sage Creek Basin
SNOTEL 1015
57" -2"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
58" -1"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
69" -3"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
53" -2"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
30" 0"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
40" -4"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
119" -4"
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
44" -1"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
61" -2"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
84" 0"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
94" -3"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
75" 0"
Battle Mountain
SNOTEL 317
47" -2"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
92" -2"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
80" 0"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
45" -3"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
59" -2"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
70" -3"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
78" -2"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
45" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
45" -1"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
59" -1"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
68" -2"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" 0"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" -1"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
26" -1"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
23" -2"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
86" -2"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
45" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
41" 0"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
89" 0"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
33" -1"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
38" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Stagecoach State Park 100 7,307 ft
Catamount None 6,563 ft
Pinball Point None 6,457 ft
Gypsum None 6,286 ft
Little Mattie 22 7,911 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Aspen Mountain 41" 31° 1.87"
Aspen Highlands 46" 29° 2.12"
Steamboat Ski Resort 80" 19° 0.06"
Howelsen Hill Ski Area 80" 24° 3.09"
Buttermilk Mountain 46" 29° 2.12"
Snowmass 47" 22° 0.05"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Burns to Dotsero 1170.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
Avalanche Down 40.2cfs 12.0 Mi III
Lower Fish Creek 35.6cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Catherine Store Section 401.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Pumphouse to Double Bridges 1300.0cfs 12.5 Mi I to II-
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
State Bridge to Two Bridges 552.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+
Barrel Springs 1170.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 901.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Barrel Springs 1170.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Castle Creek 203.0cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+

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