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LOWER NORTH FORK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Lower North Fork

Class III 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 cfs and a high of cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06752000, the Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower North Fork.

Status Too High
Class Level III
Elevation 5,245 ft
Run Length 11.0 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
Crow Creek At 19Th Street
USGS 06755960
3 cfs 1.6 ft
First Cr Bel Buckley Rd
USGS 06720460
3 cfs 3.2 ft
Boulder Cr At North 75Th St Nr Boulder
USGS 06730200
4 cfs 3.9 ft
Left Hand Creek Near Boulder
USGS 06724500
5 cfs 0.2 ft
St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000
14 cfs 2.8 ft
Cache La Poudre River At Fort Collins
USGS 06752260
11 cfs 0.6 ft
South Platte River At Denver
USGS 06714000
97 cfs 2.8 ft
Little Dry Creek At Westminster
USGS 06719840
1 cfs 7.3 ft
Big Thompson River At Mouth
USGS 06744000
50 cfs 1.4 ft
Laramie River Near Bosler
USGS 06661585
1,950 cfs 5.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
26" 2"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
28" -1"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
27" -2"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
15" -2"
Laprele Creek
SNOTEL 571
9" 0"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
30" 0"
Windy Peak
SNOTEL 872
8" 1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
15" 0"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
19" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
26" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Carter Lake - North Side Campgrounds None 5,792 ft
Carter Lake - South Side Campgrounds None 5,711 ft
Inlet Bay - Horsetooth Reservoir None 5,437 ft
Stove Prairie 9 6,068 ft
Pinewood Reservoir 22 6,604 ft
South Bay - Horsetooth Reservoir None 5,435 ft
Vedauwoo 28 8,288 ft
Curt Gowdy State Park None 7,593 ft
Ansel Watrous 16 5,839 ft
Flatiron Reservoir None 5,483 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Eldora Mountain Resort 14" 31° 1.68"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Lower North Fork 182.0cfs 11.0 Mi III
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V

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