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LOWER SNAKE

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Snake Of The Blue

Lower Snake

Class III TO III+ Easy

38 CFS

Too Low
61°, Chance Showers Then Showers Likely

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Snake Of The Blue are between a bare minimum of 250cfs and a high of 400cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09047500, the Snake River Near Montezuma Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower Snake.

Status Too Low
Class Level III to III+
Elevation 9,326 ft
Run Length 4.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 38.3 cfs
Gage Height 1.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Snake River Near Montezuma
USGS 09047500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Taylor River Below Taylor Park Reservoir
USGS 09109000
82 cfs 3.4 ft
Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500
201 cfs 3.5 ft
Williams Fork Below Steelman Creek
USGS 09035500
1 cfs 2.7 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
8 cfs 2.0 ft
Homestake Creek At Gold Park
USGS 09064000
18 cfs 3.9 ft
Williams Fork Near Parshall
USGS 09037500
77 cfs 2.2 ft
Snake River Near Montezuma
USGS 09047500
38 cfs 1.4 ft
Fraser River At Upper Sta
USGS 09022000
8 cfs 4.2 ft
Clear Creek Near Lawson
USGS 06716500
51 cfs 4.9 ft
Wurtz Ditch Near Tenneessee Pass
USGS 09062500
-999 cfs -0.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
40" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
53" -2"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
40" -4"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" -1"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
31" -1"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
49" -2"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" -1"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 0"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
45" -3"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" -1"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
11" 1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
24" -2"
Med Bow
SNOTEL 1196
92" -2"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
South Brush Creek
SNOTEL 772
26" -1"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
73" -2"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
34" 0"
Medano Pass
SNOTEL 914
10" 0"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
45" -1"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
41" -1"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
65" 0"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" -1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
64" -2"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
37" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
North French Creek
SNOTEL 668
78" -2"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
59" -1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
58" -1"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
36" -1"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
31" 0"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
36" 0"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
68" -2"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
40" 2"
Beaver Ck Village
SNOTEL 1041
38" -2"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Jefferson Creek 17 10,117 ft
Heaton Bay 81 9,072 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Lowry 24 9,068 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Byers Creek 6 9,352 ft
Aspen 12 9,956 ft
Prospector 107 9,105 ft
Sugar Loaf 11 8,989 ft
St. Louis Creek 17 8,859 ft
Michigan Creek 12 10,076 ft
Lodgepole - Jefferson 34 9,960 ft
Peak One 74 9,030 ft
Pine Cove 56 9,022 ft
Selkirk 15 10,488 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 57" 24° 0"
SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch 60" 20° 0"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 33" 26° 0.56"
Ski Cooper 21" 23° 0"
Loveland 48" 21° 1.25"
Copper Mountain Resort 42" 27° 1.09"
Keystone Resort 32" 27° 0.52"
Arapahoe Basin 48" 21° 1.25"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower Snake 14.2cfs 4.0 Mi III to III+
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 204.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 85.9cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 179.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-

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