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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Roaring Fork River


Class II+ TO III+ Difficulty


Too Low
53°, Mostly Sunny And Breezy Then Showers Likely And Windy

The Cemetery River Run on the Roaring Fork River in Colorado is a Class III-IV whitewater section. The river features continuous rapids and technical maneuvers, including Slaughterhouse Falls and The Toilet Bowl. The best time to float this section is during the spring run-off, typically from late May to early July, with recommended flows between 1,500-3,000 CFS. This section is not recommended for beginners and requires experience and skill. Overall, the Cemetery River Run is a challenging and exciting adventure for experienced whitewater enthusiasts.

Weather today, Showers likely after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Status Too Low
Class Level II+ to III+
Elevation 5,726 ft
Run Length 12.0 Mi
Gradient 15 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 433 cfs
Gauge Height 1.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Elkhead Creek Above Long Gulch
USGS 09246200
4 cfs 3.2 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
304 cfs 2.2 ft
Elkhead Creek Near Craig
USGS 09246500
4 cfs 1.7 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
55 cfs 2.1 ft
Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490
132 cfs 2.1 ft
Walton Creek Near Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238500
10 cfs 0.5 ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
300 cfs 2.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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