Class III- TO III+
STREAMFLOW: 2,080 CFSRunnable
69°, Mostly Sunny Then Chance T-Storms
Northgate Canyon River Run in Colorado is a thrilling Class III and IV river run that is best tackled in the late spring and early summer, when water levels are at their highest. The rapids are intense, with steep drops, tight chutes, and large waves that will keep experienced paddlers on their toes. Specific river obstacles include the "Four Mile" rapid, which features a large hole that can easily flip boats, and the "Sledgehammer" rapid, which requires precision steering to avoid large rocks. With a recommended flow of 800-1200 CFS, this river run is not for beginners, but offers a thrilling experience for those looking for a challenge.
Weather today, A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
|Class Level||III- to III+|
|Run Length||9.8 Mi|
|Streamflow Discharge||2080 cfs|
|Gauge Height||5.0 ft|
North Platte River Near Northgate