Catherine Store Section


A nice beginner run near Carbondale, CO

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Roaring Fork River are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 1,200cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09081000, the Roaring Fork River Near Emma Remember only watercraft are permitted at Catherine Store Section.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
173 cfs 4.0 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
2,270 cfs 4.4 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
653 cfs 1.6 ft
East River Bl Cement Creek Nr Crested Butte
USGS 09112200
157 cfs 1.4 ft
N.F. Gunnison R Blw Leroux Cr
USGS 09135950
90 cfs 7.8 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
41 cfs 2.7 ft
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
814 cfs 2.9 ft
Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020
1,100 cfs 5.7 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Below Paonia
USGS 09134100
40 cfs 0.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
1" 0"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
1" 0"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
1" 0"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
1" 1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
1" 0"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
189" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
Lyons Gulch Dispersed 4 6,209 ft
Sweetwater Lake 9 7,739 ft
Avalanche 13 7,320 ft
Upper Colorado Rec Area None 6,158 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Coffee Pot Spring 10 10,084 ft
Erickson Springs 18 6,830 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Buttermilk Mountain 0" 63° 0"
Aspen Mountain 0" 64° 0"
Crested Butte Mountain Resort 0" 66° 0"
Snowmass 0" 63° 0"
Sunlight Mountain Resort -1" 68° 0"
Aspen Highlands 0" 63° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Crystal Mill Falls 227.0cfs None Mi V- to V
Two Rivers to South Canyon 2270.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Barrel Springs 1840.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Oh Be Joyful 653.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Catherine Store Section 513.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1840.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1840.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Bogan Canyon 227.0cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Castle Creek 366.0cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1840.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 1840.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Waterfall to Confluence 513.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 2270.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
Cemetery 814.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 814.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Avalanche Down 227.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Burns to Dotsero 1840.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV