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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Eagle River

Lower Eagle (Edwards Water Plant To Eagle)

Class III- TO III+ Difficulty


79°, Mostly Sunny Then Chance T-Storms

The Lower Eagle River run in Colorado on the Eagle River is a Class II-III river with a distance of approximately 17 miles. Obstacles on this stretch of river include several small drops, boulder gardens, and a couple of tight turns. The best time to float this section is in the spring when the water is high, typically between 1500-3000 cfs. A few popular put-in and take-out points include the Edwards Water Plant and Eagle. Overall, this run is perfect for intermediate paddlers looking for a fun and exciting day on the river.

Weather today, A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Status Runnable
Class Level III- to III+
Elevation 7,398 ft
Run Length 17.0 Mi
Gradient 36 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 1680 cfs
Gauge Height 6.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
354 cfs 2.2 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
46 cfs 2.4 ft
Elkhead Creek Above Long Gulch
USGS 09246200
80 cfs 3.3 ft
Walton Creek Near Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238500
317 cfs 1.8 ft
Illinois Creek Near Rand
USGS 06617500
74 cfs 2.8 ft
Muddy Creek Above Antelope Creek Nr. Kremmling
USGS 09041090
64 cfs 3.3 ft
Willow Creek Below Willow Creek Reservoir
USGS 09021000
96 cfs 3.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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