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GUNNISON GORGE

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Gunnison River

Gunnison Gorge

Class III TO IV- Easy

76 CFS

Too Low
34°, Decreasing Clouds

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Gunnison River are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 2,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09132500, the North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset Remember only watercraft are permitted at Gunnison Gorge.

Status Too Low
Class Level III to IV-
Elevation 6,081 ft
Run Length 14.0 Mi
Gradient 50 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 76.2 cfs
Gage Height 3.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Uncompahgre River Below Ridgway Reservoir
USGS 09147025
39 cfs 1.8 ft
Lake Fork At Gateview
USGS 09124500
85 cfs 1.8 ft
Animas River At Silverton
USGS 09358000
33 cfs 2.5 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
76 cfs 3.6 ft
Mineral Creek At Silverton
USGS 09359010
31 cfs 7.7 ft
Rio Grande At Thirtymile Bridge
USGS 08213500
5 cfs 0.7 ft
Gunnison River At Delta
USGS 09144250
510 cfs 1.5 ft
San Miguel River Near Placerville
USGS 09172500
71 cfs 4.1 ft
Animas River Above Tacoma
USGS 09359500
95 cfs 2.6 ft
Hubbard Creek Above Iron Point Gulch Nr Bowie
USGS 09132940
6 cfs ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Molas Lake
SNOTEL 632
51" -1"
Upper Rio Grande
SNOTEL 839
26" -1"
Beartown
SNOTEL 327
57" -2"
Vallecito
SNOTEL 843
51" -2"
Spud Mountain
SNOTEL 780
70" -2"
Lizard Head Pass
SNOTEL 586
48" 0"
Sharkstooth
SNOTEL 1060
65" -2"
Middle Creek
SNOTEL 624
50" -1"
Stump Lakes
SNOTEL 797
62" -1"
Cascade #2
SNOTEL 387
37" 0"
Scotch Creek
SNOTEL 739
46" -1"
Mesa Lakes
SNOTEL 622
52" 0"
Mineral Creek
SNOTEL 629
41" -1"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
50" -1"
El Diente Peak
SNOTEL 465
51" -1"
Mancos
SNOTEL 905
47" -1"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
24" -1"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
75" -45"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
83" 7"
Park Reservoir
SNOTEL 682
80" -1"
Columbus Basin
SNOTEL 904
76" -2"
Lone Cone
SNOTEL 589
54" -1"
colona 4nw
SNOTEL CLNC2
1" 0"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
62" 1"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
40" 1"
Black Mesa
SNOTEL 1185
65" -3"
Weminuche Creek
SNOTEL 1160
59" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Cimarron - Curecanti National Rec Area 22 6,906 ft
Ridgway State Park 283 7,062 ft
Beaver Lake 11 8,750 ft
Silver Jack 60 9,117 ft
North Rim - Gunnison National Park 13 7,752 ft
Big Cimarron 10 8,667 ft
East Portal - Curecanti National Rec Area 15 6,557 ft
Crawford State Park 44 6,560 ft
South Rim - Gunnison National Park 88 8,365 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Telluride 42" 24° 2.7"
Silverton Mountain 61" 24° 2.6"
Kendall Mountain 41" 19° 2.08"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
South Mineral Creek 80.7cfs 0.5 Mi V to V+
Gunnison Gorge 1030.0cfs 14.0 Mi III to IV-

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