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MILK RUN

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Arkansas River

Milk Run

Class II+ TO III- Easy

204 CFS

Too Low
57°, Sunny Then Mostly Sunny And Breezy

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Arkansas River are between a bare minimum of 400cfs and a high of 5,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 07087050, the Arkansas River Below Granite Remember only watercraft are permitted at Milk Run.

Status Too Low
Class Level II+ to III-
Elevation 8,629 ft
Run Length 4.0 Mi
Gradient 30 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 204 cfs
Gage Height 11.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020
60 cfs 2.6 ft
Lake Creek Above Twin Lakes Reservoir
USGS 07084500
-999 cfs 3.2 ft
Ewing Ditch At Tennessee Pass
USGS 09062000
-999 cfs -60.9 ft
Gore Creek Abv Red Sandstone Creek At Vail
USGS 09066325
15 cfs 4.6 ft
Twin-Lakes Tunnel At E Portl
USGS 09073000
15 cfs 0.5 ft
Arkansas River Near Nathrop
USGS 07091200
339 cfs 3.9 ft
Lincoln Creek Bl Grizzly Reservoir
USGS 09073005
0 cfs 1.0 ft
Fryingpan River Near Thomasville
USGS 09078600
27 cfs 1.8 ft
La Garita Creek Near La Garita
USGS 08231000
5 cfs 1.7 ft
Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050
204 cfs 11.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Cumbres Trestle
SNOTEL 431
67" -1"
Tower
SNOTEL 825
118" 0"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" 5"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
4" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
47" 3"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
46" 7"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
31" 1"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
21" 0"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
47" 3"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
39" 3"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
48" 2"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
59" 6"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
33" 2"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
32" 1"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
50" 5"
Chamita
SNOTEL 394
30" -1"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
21" 1"
Cochetopa Pass
SNOTEL 1059
16" 0"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
37" -1"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
10" -1"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
38" 5"
Lily Pond
SNOTEL 580
38" 0"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
19" 0"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
10" 0"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
35" 3"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
34" 2"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
51" 6"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
125" -32"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
43" 3"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
47" 1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
33" 3"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
28" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Angel of Shavano 20 9,147 ft
Chalk Lake 19 8,743 ft
Cascade 22 9,033 ft
Hecla Junction - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,415 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Buffalo Springs 18 9,187 ft
Ruby Mountain - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,651 ft
Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 8,039 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Ohaver Lake 35 9,218 ft
Mount Princeton 19 8,618 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Keystone Resort 29" 18° 1.22"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 36" 18° 1.79"
Vail 44" 20° 4.28"
Ski Cooper 20" 24° 1.03"
Copper Mountain Resort 36" 18° 1.79"
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area 46" 14° 1.39"
Arapahoe Basin 48" 13° 1.92"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge) 204.0cfs 13.0 Mi III to IV-
Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge to Salida WW Park) 183.0cfs 12.0 Mi II to III
Lower Snake 14.2cfs 4.0 Mi III to III+
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 204.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 12.9cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V-
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Salida to Rincon 183.0cfs 10.0 Mi II+ to III
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
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-
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Salida Whitewater Park 183.0cfs None Mi III- to III+

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