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LOWER FISH CREEK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Fish Creek

Lower Fish Creek

Class IV+ TO V Easy

8 CFS

Too Low
62°, Patchy Fog Then Mostly Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Fish Creek are between a bare minimum of 250cfs and a high of 1,500cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09238900, the Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower Fish Creek.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV+ to V
Elevation 7,163 ft
Run Length 2.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 7.9 cfs
Gage Height 0.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020
162 cfs 3.3 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
4 cfs 3.2 ft
Lake Creek Near Edwards
USGS 09067200
49 cfs 0.9 ft
Slater Fork Near Slater
USGS 09255000
16 cfs 4.2 ft
Eagle River At Red Cliff
USGS 09063000
15 cfs 2.7 ft
Middle Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066300
1 cfs 2.3 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510
41 cfs 5.6 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
80 cfs 1.8 ft
Little Snake River Near Slater
USGS 09253000
30 cfs 3.3 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
265 cfs 4.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
1" 1"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
1" 1"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
1" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
6" 0"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
1" 1"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
1" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
9" 1"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
1.71" -0.49"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
1" 0"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
1" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
11" 1"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
1" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Meadows 30 9,288 ft
Lynx Pass 11 8,987 ft
Stagecoach State Park 100 7,307 ft
Seedhouse 24 8,071 ft
Pearl Lake State Park 38 8,138 ft
Dry Lake 8 8,279 ft
Summit Lake 15 10,326 ft
Hinman Park 13 7,678 ft
Granite 8 9,885 ft
Walton Creek 14 9,392 ft
Steamboat Lake State Park 178 8,077 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Steamboat Ski Resort 0" 55° 0"
Howelsen Hill Ski Area 0" 55° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Pumphouse to Double Bridges 1300.0cfs 12.5 Mi I to II-
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
State Bridge to Two Bridges 552.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+
Burns to Dotsero 1380.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
Lower Fish Creek 35.6cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V
Pumphouse 552.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+

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