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CASTLE CREEK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Castle Creek

Castle Creek

Class IV+ TO V- Easy

135 CFS

Too Low
18°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Castle Creek are between a bare minimum of 200cfs and a high of 1,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09110000, the Taylor River At Almont Remember only watercraft are permitted at Castle Creek.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV+ to V-
Elevation 8,018 ft
Run Length 2.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 135 cfs
Gage Height 2.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage Taylor River At Almont
USGS 09110000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Columbine Ditch Near Fremont Pass
USGS 09061500
-999 cfs -0.4 ft
Arkansas River Below Empire Gulch Near Malta
USGS 07083710
89 cfs 3.0 ft
Cochetopa Creek Below Rock Creek Nr Parlin
USGS 09118450
31 cfs 1.8 ft
Eagle River Near Minturn
USGS 09064600
44 cfs 3.9 ft
Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050
204 cfs 11.2 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
76 cfs 3.6 ft
East River At Almont Co.
USGS 09112500
95 cfs 2.9 ft
Eagle River At Red Cliff
USGS 09063000
12 cfs 5.1 ft
Lake Fork At Gateview
USGS 09124500
85 cfs 1.8 ft
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
468 cfs 4.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
83" -6"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
47" -1"
Upper San Juan
SNOTEL 840
78" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
41" -1"
Upper Rio Grande
SNOTEL 839
26" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
59" -2"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
46" -1"
Lily Pond
SNOTEL 580
39" 0"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
123" -5"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
40" -2"
Wolf Creek Summit
SNOTEL 874
85" -1"
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
45" -2"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
46" -1"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
36" 0"
Weminuche Creek
SNOTEL 1160
57" 0"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
48" -16"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" -1"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
7" 1"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
55" -1"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
39" -1"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
39" -2"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
64" -3"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
30" -2"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
48" -1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
44" -2"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
61" -1"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
46" -2"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
75" -10"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
23" 0"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
88" -4"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" -3"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
30" -1"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
34" -1"
Middle Creek
SNOTEL 624
50" 0"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
10" 0"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
72" -3"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
25" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Spring Creek 12 8,544 ft
Difficult 47 8,139 ft
Cement Creek 13 8,967 ft
One Mile 25 8,411 ft
Rosy Lane 20 8,460 ft
North Bank 17 8,433 ft
Taylor Canyon 7 8,373 ft
Mollie B 27 7,895 ft
Weller 11 9,393 ft
Little Maud 20 7,808 ft
Mosca 16 9,986 ft
Silver Bell 14 8,520 ft
Silver Bar 4 8,312 ft
Sylvan Lake State Park 44 8,535 ft
Silver Queen 6 8,682 ft
Gypsum None 6,286 ft
Lincoln Gulch 7 9,606 ft
Dearhamer 13 7,792 ft
Little Mattie 22 7,911 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Aspen Highlands 46" 29° 2.12"
Aspen Mountain 41" 31° 1.87"
Beaver Creek Resort 46" 32° 2.19"
Crested Butte Mountain Resort 47" 28° 2.75"
Snowmass 47" 22° 0.05"
Buttermilk Mountain 46" 29° 2.12"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Oh Be Joyful 653.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Crystal Mill Falls 310.0cfs None Mi V- to V
Burns to Dotsero 1170.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
The Upper 38.3cfs 8.0 Mi V to V+
Catherine Store Section 401.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
State Bridge to Two Bridges 552.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+
Castle Creek 203.0cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V-
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Waterfall to Confluence 401.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+

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