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DOWD CHUTE

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Eagle River

Dowd Chute

Class III+ TO IV+ Easy

44 CFS

Too Low
30°, Mostly Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Eagle River are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 6,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09064600, the Eagle River Near Minturn Remember only watercraft are permitted at Dowd Chute.

Status Too Low
Class Level III+ to IV+
Elevation 8,095 ft
Run Length 1.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 44.3 cfs
Gage Height 3.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage Eagle River Near Minturn
USGS 09064600

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
37 cfs 2.6 ft
Keystone Gulch Near Dillon
USGS 09047700
2 cfs 1.9 ft
Willow Creek Below Willow Creek Reservoir
USGS 09021000
7 cfs 2.5 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
158 cfs 4.2 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Cross Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09065100
7 cfs 2.9 ft
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
34 cfs 8.6 ft
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
10 cfs 0.4 ft
Ef Arkansas R At Us Hiway 24
USGS 07079300
17 cfs 2.6 ft
Muddy Creek Above Antelope Creek Nr. Kremmling
USGS 09041090
0 cfs 2.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
70" -3"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
75" 0"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" -1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
33" -1"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
26" -1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
40" -4"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
41" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
94" -3"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
86" -2"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
49" -2"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
30" 0"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
40" 2"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
45" -1"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
38" -1"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
11" 1"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
45" -3"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" -2"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
45" -1"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
78" -2"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
85" -4"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" -1"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
59" -1"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
36" 0"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
84" 0"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
119" -4"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
92" -2"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" -1"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
58" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
62" -2"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
45" -1"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
69" -3"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" 0"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" 0"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Willows 35 7,973 ft
Hornsilver 7 8,843 ft
Blacktail Creek 8 8,997 ft
Halfmoon East 6 9,923 ft
Elliott Creek 15 8,018 ft
Father Dyer 26 9,953 ft
Halfmoon West 16 9,932 ft
Molly Brown 49 9,897 ft
Cataract Creek 5 8,578 ft
Blodgett 6 8,836 ft
Camp Hale Memorial 21 9,318 ft
Gold Park 11 9,246 ft
Tigiwon 9 9,994 ft
Belle of Colorado 19 9,924 ft
Baby Doe 50 9,913 ft
Matchless 17 9,903 ft
Tabor 44 9,897 ft
Halfmoon 7 10,294 ft
Lakeview - Twin Lakes 27 9,511 ft
Gore Pass 12 9,554 ft
Elbert Creek 17 10,095 ft
Silver Dollar 43 9,905 ft
Mayqueen 27 9,884 ft
Pumphouse 14 7,491 ft
Radium - Kremmling RMA - Rafting ramp None 6,867 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Beaver Creek Resort 45" 38° 2.49"
Ski Cooper 20" 34° 1.37"
Vail 47" 33° 2.34"
Copper Mountain Resort 41" 34° 1.44"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 12.9cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V-
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
State Bridge to Two Bridges 552.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 204.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Gore Canyon 552.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 179.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Pumphouse 552.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
The Upper 38.3cfs 8.0 Mi V to V+
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III

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