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BURNS TO DOTSERO

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Colorado River

Burns To Dotsero

Class I TO IV Easy

1,160 CFS

Runnable
78°, 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 1160 cfs
Gage Height 2.5 ft
Reporting Streamgage Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Arkansas River Near Leadville
USGS 07081200
32 cfs 4.7 ft
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
16 cfs 2.7 ft
Eagle River At Red Cliff
USGS 09063000
12 cfs 2.6 ft
Black Gore Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066000
3 cfs 2.6 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510
29 cfs 5.4 ft
Homestake Creek At Gold Park
USGS 09064000
7 cfs 3.9 ft
Twin-Lakes Tunnel At E Portl
USGS 09073000
1 cfs 0.1 ft
Arkansas River At Granite
USGS 07086000
111 cfs 2.4 ft
Yampa River At Steamboat Springs
USGS 09239500
102 cfs 1.2 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
5 cfs 2.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
1" 0"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
1" 0"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
3" 3"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
1" 1"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
4" 1"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
1" 0"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
1" 0"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
1" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
6" 1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
1" 0"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
8" 7"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
2" 1"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
2" -1"
Columbine
SNOTEL 408
1" 0"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
11" 1"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
1" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Catamount None 6,563 ft
Pinball Point None 6,457 ft
Little Mattie 22 7,911 ft
Gypsum None 6,286 ft
Stagecoach State Park 100 7,307 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Buttermilk Mountain 11" 58° 0"
Howelsen Hill Ski Area 3" 66° 0"
Steamboat Ski Resort 3" 66° 0"
Aspen Mountain 0" 59° 0"
Aspen Highlands 11" 58° 0"
Snowmass 11" 58° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Barrel Springs 1160.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Avalanche Down 97.3cfs 12.0 Mi III
Castle Creek 203.0cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Catherine Store Section 401.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Pumphouse to Double Bridges 1300.0cfs 12.5 Mi I to II-
Burns to Dotsero 1160.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 901.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Barrel Springs 1160.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Lower Fish Creek 35.6cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V
State Bridge to Two Bridges 552.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+

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