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IDLEDALE TO MORRISON

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Bear Creek

Idledale To Morrison

Class IV+ TO V Easy

16 CFS

Too High
58°, Increasing Clouds

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Bear Creek are between a bare minimum of 150cfs and a high of 800cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06711500, the Bear Creek At Mouth Remember only watercraft are permitted at Idledale to Morrison.

Status Too High
Class Level IV+ to V
Elevation 5,303 ft
Run Length 3.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 16.2 cfs
Gage Height 2.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Bear Creek At Mouth
USGS 06711500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Platte River Below Cheesman Lake
USGS 06701500
112 cfs 1.0 ft
Bear Creek At Mouth
USGS 06711500
16 cfs 2.4 ft
Ranch Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032000
2 cfs 4.4 ft
South Clear Creek Abv Lower Cabin Creek Reservoir
USGS 06714400
2 cfs 5.1 ft
South St. Vrain Creek Near Ward
USGS 06722500
9 cfs 1.6 ft
Cache La Poudre River At Fort Collins
USGS 06752260
14 cfs 0.6 ft
South Platte River Near Kersey
USGS 06754000
518 cfs 2.9 ft
Cottonwood Creek At Woodmen Rd Nr Colo Springs
USGS 07103980
1 cfs 0.4 ft
Grand River Ditch At La Poudre Pass
USGS 09010000
-999 cfs -0.1 ft
Bear Creek At Morrison
USGS 06710500
22 cfs 6.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
6" 0"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" -1"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
64" -2"
Medano Pass
SNOTEL 914
10" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
53" -2"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
40" 0"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
31" -1"
fort collins
SNOTEL FORC2
3" 0"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
36" -1"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" -1"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
24" -2"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" -1"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
eastonville,co
SNOTEL ESTC2
8" 0"
cheyenne wfo
SNOTEL CYSW4
3" -2"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
31" 0"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Chatfield State Park 193 5,494 ft
Ouzel 13 6,285 ft
Bear Creek Lake Park 52 5,693 ft
Osprey 13 6,217 ft
Kelsey 17 8,035 ft
Devils Head 21 8,856 ft
Flat Rocks 19 8,245 ft
Platte River 10 6,333 ft
Clear Creek RV Park 36 5,684 ft
Boulder County Fairground None 4,974 ft
Buffalo 41 7,321 ft
Wigwam 10 6,606 ft
Jackson Creek 9 8,179 ft
Trail Creek None 7,844 ft
Standley Lake None 5,530 ft
Lone Rock 20 6,410 ft
Indian Creek 11 7,562 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Echo Mountain Park 18" 38° 0.3"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+

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