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LOWER NARROWS

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Lower Narrows

Class V- TO V+ Easy

68 CFS

Too High
40°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Cache La Poudre River are between a bare minimum of 150cfs and a high of 5,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06752000, the Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower Narrows.

Status Too High
Class Level V- to V+
Elevation 5,245 ft
Run Length 0.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 68.3 cfs
Gage Height 2.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn
USGS 06752000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Big Thompson River At Loveland
USGS 06741510
10 cfs 0.7 ft
South Platte R At 64Th Ave. Commerce City
USGS 06714215
14 cfs 1.5 ft
Laramie River Near Glendevey
USGS 06657500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
Berthoud Pass Ditch At Berthoud Pass
USGS 09021500
-999 cfs 0.1 ft
Ranch Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032000
3 cfs 4.5 ft
Michigan River Near Cameron Pass
USGS 06614800
0 cfs 2.0 ft
Clear Creek Abv West Fork Clear Creek Nr Empire Co
USGS 06715000
22 cfs 3.6 ft
Laramie River At Laramie
USGS 06660000
48 cfs 4.3 ft
South Clear Creek Abv Lower Cabin Creek Reservoir
USGS 06714400
5 cfs 5.2 ft
Boulder Creek Near Orodell
USGS 06727000
-999 cfs 2.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
26" 2"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
32" -18"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
12" 1"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
20" 1"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
19" 0"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
13" 3"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
25" 0"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
28" -1"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
2" 2"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
15" -2"
Windy Peak
SNOTEL 872
8" 1"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
10" 2"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
30" 0"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
27" -2"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
26" 1"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
27" 3"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
20" 0"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
21" 2"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
17" 1"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
11" -1"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
31" 4"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
17" -1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
28" 0"
Laprele Creek
SNOTEL 571
9" 0"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
16" 1"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
6" -4"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Ansel Watrous 16 5,839 ft
Narrows 5 6,470 ft
Stove Prairie 9 6,068 ft
Dowdy Lake 70 8,176 ft
Jacks Gulch 56 8,100 ft
Pinewood Reservoir 22 6,604 ft
Mountain Park 54 6,678 ft
Kelly Flats 29 6,751 ft
Meadow Park None 5,349 ft
Vedauwoo 28 8,288 ft
Olive Ridge 56 8,361 ft
Marys Lake - USBR 270 8,032 ft
Dutch George 20 6,520 ft
Meeker Park Overflow 29 8,611 ft
Lower Narrows 8 6,470 ft
Hermit Park Open Space None 8,313 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 25" 27° 2.1"
Eldora Mountain Resort 14" 31° 1.68"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Rustic (Upper) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Lower North Fork 182.0cfs 11.0 Mi III
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+

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