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LOWER BLUE (GREEN MOUNTAIN TO SPRING CREEK)

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Blue River

Lower Blue (Green Mountain To Spring Creek)

Class II+ TO III Easy

201 CFS

Too Low
29°, Increasing Clouds

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Blue River are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 3,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09057500, the Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek).

Status Too Low
Class Level II+ to III
Elevation 7,739 ft
Run Length 3.8 Mi
Gradient 50 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 201 cfs
Gage Height 3.5 ft
Reporting Streamgage Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
21 cfs 2.7 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
1 cfs 3.0 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
8 cfs 2.0 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
69 cfs 1.2 ft
Cross Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09065100
7 cfs 2.9 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510
48 cfs 5.1 ft
Bobtail Creek Near Jones Pass
USGS 09034900
1 cfs 2.3 ft
Cabin Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032100
2 cfs 1.5 ft
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
3 cfs 3.1 ft
Leavenworth Creek @ Mouth Nr Georgetown
USGS 06714800
4 cfs 3.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
41" 0"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
84" 0"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
30" 0"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
38" -1"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
94" -3"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
58" -1"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" -1"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" -1"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" -1"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
78" -2"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
45" -3"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
26" -1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
40" -4"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
92" -2"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
69" -3"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
59" -1"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
70" -3"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
75" 0"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
36" 0"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" 0"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
40" 2"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
49" -2"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
45" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
62" -2"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
45" -1"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
68" -2"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" -2"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
119" -4"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
85" -4"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Prairie Point 33 8,002 ft
Blodgett 6 8,836 ft
Willows 35 7,973 ft
Halfmoon 7 10,294 ft
Cataract Creek 5 8,578 ft
Elliott Creek 15 8,018 ft
Tigiwon 9 9,994 ft
Camp Hale Memorial 21 9,318 ft
Williams Fork Reservoir - SWA 24 7,848 ft
Gold Park 11 9,246 ft
Gore Creek 25 8,720 ft
Mcdonald Flats 13 7,955 ft
Hornsilver 7 8,843 ft
Davis Springs 7 7,984 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Cooper 20" 34° 1.37"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 41" 34° 1.44"
Beaver Creek Resort 45" 38° 2.49"
Vail 47" 33° 2.34"
Copper Mountain Resort 41" 34° 1.44"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
The Upper 38.3cfs 8.0 Mi V to V+
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 179.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Gore Canyon 552.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 85.9cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Pumphouse 552.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III

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