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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Snake Of The Blue

Lower Snake

Class III TO III+ Difficulty


Too Low
43°, Sunny

The lower Snake River run in Colorado offers a thrilling experience for intermediate to advanced kayakers and rafters. The river features class III-IV rapids with challenging obstacles such as the Lunch Counter, Big Kahuna, and Million Dollar Fishing Hole. The best time to float this section of water is from May to July when the water levels are high enough to navigate. The recommended minimum flow for this run is 1,500 cfs. It is important to note that this section of the Snake River is not suitable for beginners or inexperienced paddlers. Proper safety equipment and precautions should be taken to ensure an enjoyable and safe trip.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values as low as -2. West wind 6 to 13 mph.

Status Too Low
Class Level III to III+
Elevation 9,326 ft
Run Length 4.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 21.1 cfs
Gauge Height 1.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Snake River Near Montezuma
USGS 09047500

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