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LOWER (BOTTOM FOUR)

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Lake Creek

Lower (Bottom Four)

Class V TO V+ Easy

-999 CFS

Too High
40°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Lake Creek are between a bare minimum of 150cfs and a high of 700cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 07084500, the Lake Creek Above Twin Lakes Reservoir Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower (Bottom Four).

Status Too High
Class Level V to V+
Elevation 9,315 ft
Run Length 1.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge -999 cfs
Gage Height 3.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Lake Creek Above Twin Lakes Reservoir
USGS 07084500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
471 cfs 4.1 ft
Twin-Lakes Tunnel At E Portl
USGS 09073000
10 cfs 0.4 ft
Arkansas River Near Leadville
USGS 07081200
324 cfs 4.8 ft
Arkansas River Near Wellsville
USGS 07093700
325 cfs 3.3 ft
Ewing Ditch At Tennessee Pass
USGS 09062000
-999 cfs -18.4 ft
Williams Fork Near Parshall
USGS 09037500
77 cfs 2.2 ft
Hunter Creek Near Aspen
USGS 09074000
8 cfs 1.1 ft
Middle Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066300
0 cfs 2.1 ft
Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050
204 cfs 11.2 ft
Ranch Creek Blw Meadow Cr Nr Tabernash Co
USGS 09033100
11 cfs 6.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" -1"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" -2"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
86" -2"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
11" 1"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
40" 2"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
36" 0"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
45" -1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
58" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
62" -2"
Wolf Creek Summit
SNOTEL 874
83" -2"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" 0"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
75" 0"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" 0"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Lynx Pass
SNOTEL 607
38" -1"
Upper San Juan
SNOTEL 840
76" -2"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
33" -1"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
30" 0"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
45" -3"
Lily Pond
SNOTEL 580
38" -1"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" -1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
6" -1"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
41" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
45" -1"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
119" -4"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
40" -4"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
45" -1"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
69" -3"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" -1"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Middle Creek
SNOTEL 624
48" -2"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Halfmoon East 6 9,923 ft
Halfmoon 7 10,294 ft
North Fork Reservoir 9 11,459 ft
Blodgett 6 8,836 ft
Father Dyer 26 9,953 ft
Camp Hale Memorial 21 9,318 ft
Middle Quartz 7 10,230 ft
Iron City 15 9,928 ft
Lakeview - Twin Lakes 27 9,511 ft
Molly Brown 49 9,897 ft
Collegiate Peaks 56 9,837 ft
Mirror Lake - Almont 10 11,007 ft
Baby Doe 50 9,913 ft
Matchless 17 9,903 ft
Gold Park 11 9,246 ft
Rivers End 15 9,356 ft
Halfmoon West 16 9,932 ft
Pitkin 22 9,362 ft
Mayqueen 27 9,884 ft
Silver Dollar 43 9,905 ft
Tigiwon 9 9,994 ft
Twin Peaks 37 9,615 ft
Quartz 10 9,849 ft
Belle of Colorado 19 9,924 ft
Elbert Creek 17 10,095 ft
White Star 66 9,256 ft
Tabor 44 9,897 ft
Cottonwood Lake 24 9,586 ft
Dexter 24 9,271 ft
Parry Peak 26 9,430 ft
Hornsilver 7 8,843 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area 45" 22° 1.31"
Vail 47" 33° 2.34"
Copper Mountain Resort 41" 34° 1.44"
Ski Cooper 20" 34° 1.37"
Beaver Creek Resort 45" 38° 2.49"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge) 204.0cfs 13.0 Mi III to IV-
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 204.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 179.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
The Upper 38.3cfs 8.0 Mi V to V+
Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant to Eagle) 250.0cfs 17.0 Mi III- to III+
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 12.9cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ 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 Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III

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