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
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
207 cfs 2.0 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Emma
USGS 09081000
254 cfs 4.9 ft
Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490
220 cfs 1.9 ft
Yampa River Below Craig
USGS 09247600
180 cfs 1.5 ft
Big Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09099500
2 cfs 0.7 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,170 cfs 3.7 ft
Surface Creek Near Cedaredge
USGS 09143000
9 cfs 2.3 ft
White River Below Meeker
USGS 09304800
192 cfs 4.2 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
531 cfs 1.8 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
288 cfs 2.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
hayden coop
SNOTEL HAYC2
13.95" -0.19"
cedaredge 1.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-DL-54
1.91" -0.05"
Slumgullion
SNOTEL 762
24" 0"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
24" 0"
gunnison coop
SNOTEL GUNC2
0.07" -0.02"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
31" 0"
colona 4nw
SNOTEL CLNC2
0.87" -0.06"
crested butte coop
SNOTEL CBUC2
25.22" -0.34"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
30" -1"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
22" 0"
Park Reservoir
SNOTEL 682
67" 1"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
35" 0"
collbran 2sw
SNOTEL CBRC2
8.05" -0.09"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
16.07" -0.27"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
39" -1"
basalt 5.8 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-6
12.6" -0.23"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
53" -2"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
60" -2"
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
57" -2"
Burro Mountain
SNOTEL 378
30" 1"
Mineral Creek
SNOTEL 629
22" 2"
creede 0.2 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-MN-4
0.26" -0.36"
cedaredge 3e
SNOTEL CEDC2
2.24" -0.07"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
54" -1"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
46.42" -0.67"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
13" 0"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
43" 1"
glenwood springs 7.0 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-67
12.18" -0.16"
gunnison 3wsw
SNOTEL GUXC2
2.21" -0.02"
glenwood springs .64 s, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-1
10.8" -0.08"
montrose 7.3 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-MT-31
2.66" -0.12"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
43" 0"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
53" 0"
Mesa Lakes
SNOTEL 622
41" 0"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
77" -1"
carbondale 5.9 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-51
13.14" -0.19"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
30" 0"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
42" -1"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
6" 0"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
46.22" -0.61"
rifle 3.2 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-28
5.2" -0.04"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
32" 0"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
67" -1"
carbondale 4.6 nne, co
SNOTEL CO-GF-49
9.5" -0.15"
cimarron 8nw ham
SNOTEL CKDC2
2.21" -0.02"

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 30" 38° 2.52"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 531.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1260.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Cemetery 388.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1260.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
New Castle to Silt 1260.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1260.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Barrel Springs 531.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1260.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 531.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 388.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 531.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Avalanche Down 62.6cfs 12.0 Mi III
Bogan Canyon 62.6cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1260.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 531.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1260.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1260.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1170.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1260.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III