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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

237 CFS

Too Low
56°, Patchy Fog Then Slight Chance Showers

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 237 cfs
Gage Height 3.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Arkansas River Near Leadville
USGS 07081200
43 cfs 4.8 ft
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
25 cfs 2.9 ft
Williams Fork Above Darling Creek
USGS 09035700
11 cfs 4.7 ft
Castle Creek At Aspen
USGS 09075400
43 cfs ft
Vasquez Creek At Winter Park
USGS 09025000
4 cfs 1.5 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
265 cfs 4.5 ft
Black Gore Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066000
31 cfs 3.3 ft
Middle Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066300
1 cfs 2.3 ft
Ranch Creek Blw Meadow Cr Nr Tabernash Co
USGS 09033100
15 cfs 6.9 ft
Piney River Below Piney Lake
USGS 09058500
3 cfs 3.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
6" 0"
Never Summer
SNOTEL 1031
1" 0"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
1" 0"
Jones Pass
SNOTEL 970
11" -1"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
1" 1"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
1" 1"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
9" 1"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
1" 1"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
1" 0"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
1" -1"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
1" 1"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
12" 9"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
1" -1"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
1" 1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
1" 1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
11" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Halfmoon 7 10,294 ft
Davis Springs 7 7,984 ft
Gold Park 11 9,246 ft
Williams Fork Reservoir - SWA 24 7,848 ft
Blodgett 6 8,836 ft
Elliott Creek 15 8,018 ft
Hornsilver 7 8,843 ft
Tigiwon 9 9,994 ft
Prairie Point 33 8,002 ft
Gore Creek 25 8,720 ft
Camp Hale Memorial 21 9,318 ft
Willows 35 7,973 ft
Cataract Creek 5 8,578 ft
Mcdonald Flats 13 7,955 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Cooper 1" 44° 0.26"
Vail -1" 49° 0"
Beaver Creek Resort -1" 60° 0"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 0" 50° 0"
Copper Mountain Resort 0" 50° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Pumphouse 552.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+
Gore Canyon 552.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
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 Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
The Upper 38.3cfs 8.0 Mi V to V+
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V 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 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
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 55.7cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Middle 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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