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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Filter Plant

Class II TO III+ Difficulty


Too Low
65°, Mostly Sunny And Breezy

The Filter Plant section of the Cache la Poudre River in Colorado is a popular Class II-III river run. The run starts at the Filter Plant Dam and ends at the take-out at Picnic Rock. The section has several obstacles, including a few class III rapids that can be challenging. The best time to float this section is from May to September when the water levels are between 300-800cfs. At higher levels, the run becomes more challenging, and some rapids become Class IV. Overall, the Filter Plant River Run is a great option for intermediate paddlers looking for a fun and challenging whitewater experience.

Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

Status Too Low
Class Level II to III+
Elevation 4,871 ft
Streamflow Discharge 11.6 cfs
Gauge Height 1.1 ft
Reporting Streamgage Cache La Poudre R Ab Boxelder C
USGS 06752280

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