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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

221 CFS

Too Low
25°, Mostly Sunny

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 221 cfs
Gage Height 3.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
33 cfs 2.5 ft
Arkansas River Below Empire Gulch Near Malta
USGS 07083710
89 cfs 3.0 ft
Halfmoon Creek Near Malta
USGS 07083000
5 cfs 1.3 ft
Lincoln Creek Bl Grizzly Reservoir
USGS 09073005
0 cfs 1.0 ft
Gore Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09065500
5 cfs 2.1 ft
Roaring Fork River Ab Difficult C Nr Aspen
USGS 09073300
18 cfs 0.8 ft
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
10 cfs 0.3 ft
Arkansas River Near Leadville
USGS 07081200
324 cfs 4.8 ft
Lake Fork Below Sugar Loaf Reservoir
USGS 07082500
4 cfs 0.3 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
8 cfs 2.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
58" -1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
68" -1"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
34" -1"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
63" -2"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
60" -2"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
67" -1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
44" -2"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
22" -4"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
39" -1"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
48" -1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
57" -1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
83" -2"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" 0"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
36" -1"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
83" -1"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
43" 2"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
94" -3"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" 0"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
35" -1"
Grizzly Peak
SNOTEL 505
45" 1"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
22" -1"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
89" -3"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
40" -1"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
32" -1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
58" -1"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Never Summer
SNOTEL 1031
60" 0"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
116" -3"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
10" -1"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
69" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
44" -1"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" 0"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
35" -1"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" 0"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
29" -1"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
52" -2"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
30" 0"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
45" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
74" -1"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
44" -1"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
70" 1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
43" -1"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
47" -1"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
75" -3"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Blodgett 6 8,836 ft
Davis Springs 7 7,984 ft
Halfmoon 7 10,294 ft
Williams Fork Reservoir - SWA 24 7,848 ft
Elliott Creek 15 8,018 ft
Willows 35 7,973 ft
Gold Park 11 9,246 ft
Cataract Creek 5 8,578 ft
Gore Creek 25 8,720 ft
Prairie Point 33 8,002 ft
Hornsilver 7 8,843 ft
Camp Hale Memorial 21 9,318 ft
Mcdonald Flats 13 7,955 ft
Tigiwon 9 9,994 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Beaver Creek Resort 44" 36° 3.98"
Ski Cooper 20" 34° 1.37"
Copper Mountain Resort 41" 34° 1.44"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 41" 34° 1.44"
Vail 47" 33° 2.34"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
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+
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Gore Canyon 552.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
The Upper 38.3cfs 8.0 Mi V to V+
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 179.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 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
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Pumphouse 552.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+
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+
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 85.9cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-

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