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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Yampa River

Cross Mountain Gorge

Class III TO V


72°, Slight Chance T-Storms Then Showers Likely

The Cross Mountain Gorge River Run in Colorado provides an exhilarating experience for experienced rafters. The river run is classified as Class IV, and it features several challenging obstacles such as House of Rocks, Seldom Scene, and Hell's Half Mile. The best time to float this section of water is between May and August when the water levels are between 1,500 and 3,000 cfs. However, caution is advised as water levels can rise quickly, creating hazardous conditions. Overall, the Cross Mountain Gorge River Run is an exciting challenge for experienced rafters seeking to test their skills.

Weather today, A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Status Runnable
Class Level III to V
Elevation 6,245 ft
Streamflow Discharge 5830 cfs
Gauge Height 6 ft
Reporting Streamgage Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
3,300 cfs 5.0 ft
White River Below Boise Creek
USGS 09306290
2,380 cfs 5.5 ft
Yellow Creek Near White River
USGS 09306255
2 cfs 5.1 ft
Yampa River Below Craig
USGS 09247600
6,580 cfs 7.2 ft
Yampa River Near Maybell
USGS 09251000
7,560 cfs 7.8 ft
Yampa River At Deerlodge Park
USGS 09260050
11,200 cfs 8.9 ft
Piceance Creek Bl Ryan Gulch
USGS 09306200
45 cfs 4.9 ft
Little Snake River Near Lily
USGS 09260000
2,780 cfs 5.3 ft
White R Ab Crooked Wash Nr White River City
USGS 09306224
1,510 cfs ft
Corral Gulch Near Rangely
USGS 09306242
7 cfs 1.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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