Lower Ten Mile


From the Frisco Wave down to the Lake Dillon Marina is a nice low volume class II/III section. Little play exists due to shallow depths throughout but there are a few boofs and plenty of eddy hoping and rock dodging opportunities for the beginner.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Ten Mile Creek are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 1,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09050100, the Tenmile Creek Bl North Tenmile C Remember only watercraft are permitted at Lower Ten Mile.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Leavenworth Creek @ Mouth Nr Georgetown
USGS 06714800
19 cfs 3.9 ft
Michigan River Near Cameron Pass
USGS 06614800
4 cfs 2.6 ft
Berthoud Pass Ditch At Berthoud Pass
USGS 09021500
2 cfs 0.7 ft
Ef Arkansas R At Us Hiway 24
USGS 07079300
89 cfs 3.3 ft
East Fork Eagle River Near Climax
USGS 09061600
9 cfs 0.5 ft
Booth Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066200
7 cfs 3.3 ft
Muddy Crk Blw Wolford Mtn Reser. Nr Kremmling
USGS 09041400
20 cfs 4.2 ft
Homestake Creek At Gold Park
USGS 09064000
196 cfs 5.1 ft
Fryingpan River Near Thomasville
USGS 09078600
375 cfs 3.1 ft
West Fork Clear Creek Abv Mouth Nr Empire
USGS 06716100
79 cfs 5.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
189" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
1" 0"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
1" 0"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
1" 0"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
1" 0"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
1" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
182" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Peak One 74 9,030 ft
Mcdonald Flats 13 7,955 ft
Sugar Loaf 11 8,989 ft
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Lowry 24 9,068 ft
Blue River 24 8,472 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Prospector 107 9,105 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Williams Fork Reservoir - SWA 24 7,848 ft
Beaver Creek Unti - Hot Sulphur State Wildlife Area 10 7,592 ft
Prairie Point 33 8,002 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Pine Cove 56 9,022 ft
Heaton Bay 81 9,072 ft
Davis Springs 7 7,984 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch 0" 63° 0"
Breckenridge Ski Resort -1" 67° 0"
Ski Cooper 182" 58° 0"
Loveland 0" 50° 0"
Copper Mountain Resort -1" 67° 0"
Arapahoe Basin 0" 50° 0"
Vail -1" 64° 0"
Keystone Resort -1" 59° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Fractions 744.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 152.0cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Silverthorne Town Run 190.0cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Upper Gore Creek 137.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Gore Canyon 590.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 515.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Lower Snake 144.0cfs 4.0 Mi III to III+
Milk Run 744.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Numbers 744.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Upper Gore Creek 137.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 744.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 76.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V-
Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge) 744.0cfs 13.0 Mi III to IV-
Upper Ten Mile 152.0cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 244.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Ten Mile 152.0cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 744.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 407.0cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 244.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 244.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 244.0cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower (Bottom Four) 231.0cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Dowd Chute 432.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Middle Ten Mile 152.0cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV