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MILK RUN

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Arkansas River

Milk Run

Class II+ TO III- Easy

243 CFS

Too Low
55°, Mostly Sunny Then Chance Showers

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 243 cfs
Gage Height 11.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Arkansas River Below Granite
USGS 07087050

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Taylor River At Taylor Park
USGS 09107000
73 cfs 1.5 ft
Berthoud Pass Ditch At Berthoud Pass
USGS 09021500
0 cfs 0.1 ft
Tenmile Creek Bl North Tenmile C
USGS 09050100
55 cfs 2.1 ft
Bemrose-Hoosier Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09044300
0 cfs 0.0 ft
Saguache Creek Near Saguache
USGS 08227000
67 cfs 1.7 ft
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
16 cfs 2.6 ft
Clear Creek Abv West Fork Clear Creek Nr Empire Co
USGS 06715000
43 cfs 3.9 ft
Cottonwood Creek Near Crestone
USGS 08229500
4 cfs 0.6 ft
South Fork Of Williams Fork Near Leal
USGS 09035900
14 cfs 2.4 ft
Middle Creek Near Minturn
USGS 09066300
1 cfs 2.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
1" 0"
Jones Pass
SNOTEL 970
11" -1"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
1" 0"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
11" 0"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
12" 0"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
1" 1"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
1" 1"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
1" -1"
Saint Elmo
SNOTEL 1100
1" 1"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
1" 1"
Never Summer
SNOTEL 1031
1" 0"
Arapaho Ridge
SNOTEL 1030
9" 1"
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
1" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Ruby Mountain - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,651 ft
Mount Princeton 19 8,618 ft
Buffalo Springs 18 9,187 ft
Railroad Bridge - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 8,039 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Chalk Lake 19 8,743 ft
Hecla Junction - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,415 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Ohaver Lake 35 9,218 ft
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Angel of Shavano 20 9,147 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Cascade 22 9,033 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Arapahoe Basin -1" 41° 0.05"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 0" 50° 0"
Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area 0" 45° 0"
Vail -1" 49° 0"
Ski Cooper 1" 44° 0.26"
Copper Mountain Resort 0" 50° 0"
Keystone Resort 0" 46° 0.1"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 55.7cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge to Salida WW Park) 183.0cfs 12.0 Mi II to III
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Salida to Rincon 183.0cfs 10.0 Mi II+ to III
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Lower Snake 14.2cfs 4.0 Mi III to III+
Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge) 243.0cfs 13.0 Mi III to IV-
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 12.9cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V-
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 243.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+
Salida Whitewater Park 183.0cfs None Mi III- to III+

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