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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain)


Class V+ Easy

27 CFS

Too High
67°, Mostly Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain) are between a bare minimum of 250cfs and a high of 600cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06724000, the St. Vrain Creek At Lyons Remember only watercraft are permitted at NSV.

Status Too High
Class Level V+
Elevation 5,305 ft
Run Length 13.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 27.1 cfs
Gage Height 2.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Colorado River Bl Shadow Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09015000
35 cfs 1.6 ft
Bear Creek At Mouth
USGS 06711500
21 cfs 2.5 ft
Big Dry Creek Blw C-470 At Highlands Ranch
USGS 06710150
7 cfs 2.0 ft
Left Hand Creek At Hover Road Near Longmont
USGS 06724970
3 cfs 5.6 ft
South Clear Creek Abv Lower Cabin Creek Reservoir
USGS 06714400
9 cfs 5.4 ft
Boulder Creek Near Orodell
USGS 06727000
22 cfs 1.8 ft
Harvard Gulch At Colorado Blvd.
USGS 06711570
0 cfs 9.4 ft
So. Platte R. Blw Brush Cr. Nr Trumbull Co
USGS 06701900
274 cfs 3.8 ft
St. Vrain Creek At Mouth
USGS 06731000
161 cfs 1.8 ft
South Platte River At Denver
USGS 06714000
173 cfs 3.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Middle Fork Camp
1" 1"
12" 9"
Wild Basin
12" 0"
Fool Creek
1" 0"
Never Summer
1" 0"
Buckskin Joe
1" 0"
Jones Pass
11" -1"

Popular Destinations

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River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Rustic (Upper) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
Spencer Heights 182.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Lower North Fork 182.0cfs 11.0 Mi III
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Big South 65.9cfs 12.0 Mi V to V+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-

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