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Whitewater River Run

Wyoming Big Thompson

Main Section

Class IV+ TO V Difficulty


Too Low
51°, Windy. Sunny Then Snow Likely

The main section river run on the Laramie River in Wyoming offers Class II to III rapids and stretches for 29 miles from Woods Landing to Fort Steele. The river is known for its beautiful scenery, with high canyon walls and abundant wildlife. However, there are several obstacles to be aware of, including sweepers, logs, and strainers. It is recommended to float this section during the late spring and early summer when water levels are high, with a recommended flow of 300-800 cfs. Overall, the Laramie River offers a fun and challenging paddle for intermediate and advanced paddlers.

Weather today, Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 40 to 45 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV+ to V
Elevation 7,128 ft
Run Length 3.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 72.7 cfs
Gauge Height 4.1 ft
Reporting Streamgage Laramie River At Laramie
USGS 06660000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Laramie River At Laramie
USGS 06660000
73 cfs 4.1 ft
Laramie R Bl Pioneer Canal Nr Woods Landing
USGS 06659502
1,010 cfs 3.2 ft
Laramie River Near Bosler
USGS 06661585
1,950 cfs 5.9 ft
Pioneer Canal Near Woods
USGS 06659501
174 cfs 1.6 ft
Little Laramie River Near Filmore
USGS 06661000
671 cfs 2.9 ft
Sand Creek At Colorado-Wyoming State Line
USGS 06659580
3 cfs 0.5 ft
Crow Creek At 19Th Street
USGS 06755960
3 cfs 1.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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