Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park


In winter 2014 the wave was reworked. The Wave now features a beautiful kayaker wave river left and a fun surfers wave on river right.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 1,600cfs and a high of 20,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09085100, the Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs Remember only watercraft are permitted at Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
1,520 cfs 5.9 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
116 cfs 3.0 ft
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
4 cfs 1.3 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
326 cfs 2.3 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
1,840 cfs 3.3 ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
163 cfs 1.5 ft
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
49 cfs 2.8 ft
Taylor River At Almont
USGS 09110000
366 cfs 2.3 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
136 cfs 4.4 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
1" 0"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
1" 1"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Himes Peak 11 8,794 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
Trappers Lake 35 9,747 ft
East Marvine 7 8,114 ft
Marvine 22 8,164 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort -1" 68° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Oh Be Joyful 653.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1840.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
New Castle to Silt 2270.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Two Rivers to South Canyon 2270.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 814.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 2270.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1840.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Waterfall to Confluence 513.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 2270.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 2270.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Crystal Mill Falls 227.0cfs None Mi V- to V
Barrel Springs 1840.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2270.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Avalanche Down 227.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Bogan Canyon 227.0cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Catherine Store Section 513.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Cemetery 814.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1840.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Barrel Springs 1840.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+