New Castle To Silt


Sunny, lazy run with abundant wildlife.  Concrete boat ramps provide good access.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 1,000cfs and a high of 30,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09085100, the Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs Remember only watercraft are permitted at New Castle to Silt.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
0 cfs 3.2 ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs ft
Gunnison River At Delta
USGS 09144250
504 cfs 1.5 ft
Yampa River Below Craig
USGS 09247600
253 cfs 1.3 ft
Yampa River Near Maybell
USGS 09251000
305 cfs 2.1 ft
Crystal River Ab Avalanche C
USGS 09081600
61 cfs 0.7 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
255 cfs 2.4 ft
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
2 cfs 1.1 ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
226 cfs 1.7 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
58 cfs 1.4 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
20" 4"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
22" -1"
Park Reservoir
SNOTEL 682
18" 0"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
16" 0"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
6" 0"
Mineral Creek
SNOTEL 629
3" 0"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
3" 1"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
12" 0"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
14" 0"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
6" 0"
Slumgullion
SNOTEL 762
8" 0"
crested butte coop
SNOTEL CBUC2
0.69" -1.18"
Mesa Lakes
SNOTEL 622
7" 0"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
7" 1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
5" -1"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
8" -1"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
2.73" -0.29"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
10.3" -0.43"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
2" 0"
Burro Mountain
SNOTEL 378
2" 0"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
4.75" -0.85"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
3" 0"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
1" 0"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
2" 0"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
8" 1"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
14" 0"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
4" 1"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
East Marvine 7 8,114 ft
Meadow Lake 10 9,574 ft
Marvine 22 8,164 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort 2" 47° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 785.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1190.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1190.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1190.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Barrel Springs 785.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1190.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1190.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 785.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1190.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1190.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Avalanche Down 61.2cfs 12.0 Mi III
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1190.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Cemetery 440.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Bogan Canyon 61.2cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 785.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 440.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
New Castle to Silt 1190.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1190.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 785.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III