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LOWER FISH CREEK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Fish Creek

Lower Fish Creek

Class IV+ TO V Easy

10 CFS

Too Low
28°, 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 10.2 cfs
Gage Height 0.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
10 cfs 0.3 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
162 cfs 4.2 ft
Middle Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066300
0 cfs 2.1 ft
Little Snake River Near Slater
USGS 09253000
96 cfs 4.7 ft
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
413 cfs 1.6 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
33 cfs 2.5 ft
Muddy Crk Blw Wolford Mtn Reser. Nr Kremmling
USGS 09041400
21 cfs 4.1 ft
Encampment River At Mouth
USGS 06625000
61 cfs 2.6 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510
48 cfs 5.1 ft
North Platte River Near Northgate
USGS 06620000
81 cfs 3.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
94" -3"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
57" -2"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
45" 0"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
84" -2"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
43" -1"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
24" 0"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
67" -1"
Chapman Tunnel
SNOTEL 1101
38" 0"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
75" -3"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
52" -2"
Rabbit Ears
SNOTEL 709
70" 1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Upper Taylor
SNOTEL 1141
44" -1"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" 0"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
60" -1"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
43" -2"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
57" -3"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
43" 2"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
69" -1"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
89" -3"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
44" -1"
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
42" -2"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
57" -1"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
35" 0"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
80" 0"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
39" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
60" -2"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
34" 1"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
58" -1"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
48" -1"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
36" -1"
Dry Lake
SNOTEL 457
74" -1"
Blackhall Mtn
SNOTEL 1119
83" -1"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
86" -3"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
83" -2"
Sage Creek Basin
SNOTEL 1015
56" -1"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
63" -2"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
116" -3"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
29" -1"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
22" -4"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
40" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Steamboat Lake State Park 178 8,077 ft
Walton Creek 14 9,392 ft
Summit Lake 15 10,326 ft
Lynx Pass 11 8,987 ft
Hinman Park 13 7,678 ft
Seedhouse 24 8,071 ft
Pearl Lake State Park 38 8,138 ft
Granite 8 9,885 ft
Dry Lake 8 8,279 ft
Meadows 30 9,288 ft
Stagecoach State Park 100 7,307 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Steamboat Ski Resort 75" 27° 2.42"
Howelsen Hill Ski Area 74" 26° 3.37"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Burns to Dotsero 1170.0cfs 29.0 Mi I to IV
Pumphouse to Double Bridges 1300.0cfs 12.5 Mi I to II-
Pumphouse 552.0cfs 14.0 Mi II- to III+
State Bridge to Burns 552.0cfs 20.0 Mi I to II+
Lower Fish Creek 35.6cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V
State Bridge to Two Bridges 552.0cfs 4.8 Mi I to II+

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