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
Elkhead Creek Near Craig
USGS 09246500
53 cfs 2.4 ft
N.F. Gunnison R Blw Leroux Cr
USGS 09135950
4,050 cfs 11.5 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Emma
USGS 09081000
1,460 cfs 7.2 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Below Paonia
USGS 09134100
82 cfs 1.0 ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs 1.9 ft
Surface Creek Near Cedaredge
USGS 09143000
116 cfs 3.3 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
2,670 cfs 5.8 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
8,140 cfs 6.8 ft
Yampa River Below Craig
USGS 09247600
6,130 cfs 7.0 ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
518 cfs 5.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
5.84" -2.61"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Trappers Lake 35 9,747 ft
Redstone 17 7,299 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
Marvine 22 8,164 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Himes Peak 11 8,794 ft
East Marvine 7 8,114 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort 22" 66° 12.05"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Barrel Springs 3810.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Catherine Store Section 401.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Crystal Mill Falls 310.0cfs None Mi V- to V
Avalanche Down 1650.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Bogan Canyon 1650.0cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Cemetery 901.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2290.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1380.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2290.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2290.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2290.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 2290.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 2290.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 2290.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
Waterfall to Confluence 401.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 2290.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Oh Be Joyful 653.0cfs 1.0 Mi V
Two Rivers to South Canyon 2290.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
New Castle to Silt 2290.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Barrel Springs 3810.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 901.0cfs 7.0 Mi II