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 Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,740 cfs 4.1 ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
36 cfs 2.6 ft
E Fork Terror Cr Blw Cottonwood Stomp Nr Bowie
USGS 09132985
0 cfs ft
Fryingpan River Near Thomasville
USGS 09078600
27 cfs 1.8 ft
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
175 cfs 1.0 ft
Surface Creek Near Cedaredge
USGS 09143000
11 cfs 2.4 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
24 cfs 2.1 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
217 cfs 2.0 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
74 cfs 2.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
10" 0"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
2" -1"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
3" 2"
Columbine
SNOTEL 408
1" 1"
Battle Mountain
SNOTEL 317
1" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Sweetwater Lake 9 7,739 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
Erickson Springs 18 6,830 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Avalanche 13 7,320 ft
Coffee Pot Spring 10 10,084 ft
Paonia State Park 13 6,467 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort -1" 64° 0"
Crested Butte Mountain Resort 0" 59° 0"
Snowmass 1" 59° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
New Castle to Silt 1790.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1790.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1790.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1740.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1790.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Burns to Dotsero 936.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1790.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1030.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Cemetery 587.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Barrel Springs 936.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Oh Be Joyful 175.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1790.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Bogan Canyon 59.8cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Barrel Springs 936.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Catherine Store Section 401.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 587.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1790.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Waterfall to Confluence 396.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1790.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Avalanche Down 59.8cfs 12.0 Mi III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 936.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1030.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Crystal Mill Falls 59.8cfs None Mi V- to V
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1790.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III