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Whitewater River Run

Utah Dolores River

Gateway To Dewey Bridge (Colorado River)

Class III- TO IV Difficulty


Too Low
64°, Mostly Sunny And Very Windy

The Gateway to Dewey Bridge Colorado River river run on the Dolores River in Utah is a scenic and challenging float through red rock canyons. The river has several obstacles, including tight turns, rocky rapids, and low bridges. The difficulty of the run varies depending on the water level, but it is generally considered a Class III-IV+ run. The best time to float this section of water is in the late spring or early summer when the water levels are high enough to avoid scraping against the rocks. The recommended flow for this section is between 600-1500 cfs. It is important to have experience and proper equipment for this river run.

Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Very windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 30 mph becoming southwest 30 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.

Status Too Low
Class Level III- to IV
Elevation 4,171 ft
Run Length 32.0 Mi
Gradient 14 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 144 cfs
Gauge Height 7.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Dolores River Near Cisco
USGS 09180000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Plateau Creek Near Cameo
USGS 09105000
94 cfs 2.4 ft
Dolores River Near Gateway
USGS 09179450
139 cfs 6.7 ft
Mill Creek Blw Pack Creek Nr Mouth At Moab
USGS 09185100
11 cfs 4.2 ft
Colorado River Near Colorado-Utah State Line
USGS 09163500
2,620 cfs 3.2 ft
Castle Creek Below Castle Valley Near Moab
USGS 09182400
4 cfs 5.8 ft
Colo River Blw Grd Valley Div Nr Palisade Co
USGS 09106150
1,430 cfs 4.3 ft
Colorado River Near Cameo
USGS 09095500
1,620 cfs 3.8 ft
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