Too Low to be paddled
and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks.
Paddlers are advised to exercise caution
with streamflow discharge 24%
the seasonal average of 184 cfs.
Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 56. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Temps are expected to range between
over the next 5 days
Classified as a
river surfing location
along the Taylor River,
is best paddle when discharge levels are
between 200.0 cfs to 1000.0 cfs
This is a fun, short, easy creek run near Aspen, usually combined with the Slaughterhouse section on the Roaring Fork. Although this run has no big drops, it's fast and creeky, requiring some quick maneuvers and providing an excellent introduction to creeking. This run is notorious for wood so be vigilant about ensuring safe passage.
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.
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