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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
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
34 cfs 8.6 ft
Joe Wright Creek Below Joe Wright Reservoir
USGS 06746110
1 cfs 0.8 ft
Lake Fork Below Sugar Loaf Reservoir
USGS 07082500
4 cfs 0.3 ft
Tenmile Creek Bl North Tenmile C
USGS 09050100
27 cfs 2.0 ft
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
3 cfs 3.1 ft
S Clear Cr Abv Lwr Cabin Cr Res Spilwy Nr Georgtwn
USGS 06714500
0 cfs 0.1 ft
East Fork Eagle River Near Climax
USGS 09061600
2 cfs 0.2 ft
Missouri Creek Near Gold Park
USGS 09063900
2 cfs 1.4 ft
Grand River Ditch At La Poudre Pass
USGS 09010000
-999 cfs -0.1 ft
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
21 cfs 2.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" -2"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" 0"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
41" 0"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
59" -1"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
69" -3"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" -1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
58" -1"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
40" 2"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
62" -2"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" 0"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
45" -1"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
36" 0"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
45" -1"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
26" -1"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
119" -4"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
84" 0"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
45" -3"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
78" -2"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
38" -1"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
68" -2"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
40" -4"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" -1"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
75" 0"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
49" -2"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
30" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
85" -4"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
92" -2"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
70" -3"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
94" -3"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"

Popular Destinations

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

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