Carbondale To Westbank (Pink To Black)


Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Roaring Fork River are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 8,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09085000, the Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs Remember only watercraft are permitted at Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black).

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
531 cfs 1.8 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
45 cfs 1.0 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
40 cfs 1.5 ft
Fryingpan River At Meredith
USGS 09080100
426 cfs 3.2 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
200 cfs 2.0 ft
Crystal River Ab Avalanche C
USGS 09081600
55 cfs 0.7 ft
Taylor River Below Taylor Park Reservoir
USGS 09109000
73 cfs 3.3 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
33 cfs 3.0 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,080 cfs 3.6 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Below Paonia
USGS 09134100
82 cfs 1.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
31" 0"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
44" 0"
Columbine
SNOTEL 408
50" 1"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
44" 0"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
33" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
37" -2"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
56" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
43" 0"
Beartown
SNOTEL 327
35" 1"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
60" 0"
Cascade #2
SNOTEL 387
23" -1"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
52" 1"
Burro Mountain
SNOTEL 378
30" 0"
carbondale 5.9 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-51
11.65" -0.12"
colona 4nw
SNOTEL CLNC2
0.05" -0.01"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
30" 0"
Spud Mountain
SNOTEL 780
47" 0"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
53" -1"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
17" 0"
silverton 0.3 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SJ-4
23.46" 0.16"
gunnison 3wsw
SNOTEL GUXC2
1.59" 0.1"
creede 0.2 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-MN-4
0.13" 0"
crested butte coop
SNOTEL CBUC2
25.98" -0.18"
basalt 5.8 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-6
13.84" -0.16"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
9" -1"
Molas Lake
SNOTEL 632
39" 2"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
27" 0"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
26" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
68" 1"
glenwood springs 7.0 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-67
11.77" -0.15"
steamboat springs 0.7 ese, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-53
23.11" -0.23"
montrose 7.3 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-MT-31
2.82" -0.05"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
40" 0"
gunnison coop
SNOTEL GUNC2
0.23" 0.1"
Mineral Creek
SNOTEL 629
23" 1"
ouray .23 nnw, co
SNOTEL CO-OR-2
1.32" 0.54"
Lost Dog
SNOTEL 940
44" -1"
carbondale 4.6 nne, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-49
9.14" -0.12"
Cascade
SNOTEL 386
24" 0"
glenwood springs .64 s, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-1
10.44" -0.09"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
49" 1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
10" 0"
Upper Rio Grande
SNOTEL 839
14" 2"
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
13.78" -0.14"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
53" 0"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
37" 0"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
30" 0"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
15.89" -0.15"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
55" -1"
cimarron 8nw ham
SNOTEL CKDC2
1.59" 0.1"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
74" 0"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
68" 1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
37" 0"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
40.42" -0.29"
wolcott 2.3 n, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-8
17.09" -0.13"
rifle 3.2 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-28
5.96" -0.04"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
35" 0"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
44.2" -0.32"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
23" -1"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
45" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Coffee Pot Spring 10 10,084 ft
Sweetwater Lake 9 7,739 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Erickson Springs 18 6,830 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
Avalanche 13 7,320 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Paonia State Park 13 6,467 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Crested Butte Mountain Resort 35" 16° 1.32"
Sunlight Mountain Resort 30" 24° 1.03"
Snowmass 37" 19° 1.94"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1080.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1080.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 531.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 531.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1080.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Cemetery 329.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Burns to Dotsero 531.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1080.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 329.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Barrel Springs 531.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1080.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 531.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Crystal Mill Falls 54.5cfs None Mi V- to V
Bogan Canyon 54.5cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Catherine Store Section 264.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
New Castle to Silt 1080.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 531.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1080.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Waterfall to Confluence 264.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1080.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Avalanche Down 54.5cfs 12.0 Mi III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1080.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Oh Be Joyful 217.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1080.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III