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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 Difficulty

STREAMFLOW: 227 CFS

Too Low
31°, Chance Snow Showers

The Lower Blue Green Mountain to Spring Creek river run on the Blue River in Colorado is a Class II-III white water run with a few Class IV drops. The run is about 8 miles long and has multiple riffles, eddies, and standing waves. The best time to float this section is during the spring and early summer months with recommended flows of 500-1000 cfs. There are several river obstacles such as strainers, rocks, and downed trees that require skilled navigation. Overall, this run is perfect for intermediate paddlers looking for an exciting challenge.

Weather today, A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Status Too Low
Class Level II+ to III
Elevation 7,739 ft
Run Length 3.8 Mi
Gradient 50 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 227 cfs
Gauge Height 3.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
6 cfs 7.4 ft
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
516 cfs 4.1 ft
Michigan River Near Cameron Pass
USGS 06614800
0 cfs 2.1 ft
Grand River Ditch At La Poudre Pass
USGS 09010000
-999 cfs 0.1 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
55 cfs 2.1 ft
Yampa River At Steamboat Springs
USGS 09239500
79 cfs 1.1 ft
Williams Fork Below Williams Fork Reservoir
USGS 09038500
39 cfs 1.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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