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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain)


Class V+


Too High
73°, Slight Chance Showers Then Chance T-Storms

The NSV River Run in Colorado is a challenging Class IV-V section of water that is best navigated by experienced kayakers and rafters. The run features numerous technical rapids, including the infamous Toilet Bowl and Staircase, as well as dangerous undercut rocks and steep drops. The ideal time to float this section of water is in the late spring or early summer, when the water levels are high, ranging from 600-1200 cfs. It is important to note that this section of water is not recommended for beginners or those without proper training and experience.

Weather today, A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Status Too High
Class Level V+
Elevation 5,305 ft
Run Length 13.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 642 cfs
Gauge Height 4.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Platte River Above Cheesman Lake
USGS 06700000
184 cfs 5.4 ft
West Cr. Abv Shrewsbury Gulch Nr Westcreek Co
USGS 06701700
1 cfs 5.3 ft
Monument Creek At Palmer Lake
USGS 07103747
1 cfs ft
Monte Cristo Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09041900
17 cfs 1.0 ft
South Platte River Below Cheesman Lake
USGS 06701500
134 cfs 1.1 ft
Monument C Ab N.Gate Blvd At Usaf Academy
USGS 07103780
560 cfs 5.0 ft
Bemrose-Hoosier Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09044300
12 cfs 0.8 ft
Trout Creek Blw Fern Cr Nr Westcreek
USGS 06701620
1 cfs 3.8 ft
Mccullough-Sp-Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09044800
47 cfs 1.7 ft
Tarryall Creek At Upper Station
USGS 06696980
54 cfs 5.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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Tom Bennett 10 8,963 ft
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Dutch George 20 6,520 ft
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Olive Ridge 56 8,361 ft
Deer Creek 13 9,092 ft
Moraine Park None 8,111 ft
Echo Lake - Idaho Springs 18 10,700 ft
Georgetown Lake None 8,439 ft
Buckingham 10 10,095 ft
Aspen Meadow - Golden Gate Canyon State Park 35 9,000 ft
Bellaire Lake 26 8,665 ft
Kelly Dahl 46 8,615 ft
Cold Springs 38 9,331 ft
Whiteside 5 8,909 ft
Reverends Ridge - Golden Gate State Park 106 9,105 ft
Meridian 18 9,013 ft
Lower Narrows 8 6,470 ft
Camp Dick 41 8,716 ft
Narrows 5 6,470 ft
Stove Prairie 9 6,068 ft
Meadow Park None 5,349 ft
Dowdy Lake 70 8,176 ft
Ansel Watrous 16 5,839 ft
Peaceful Valley 17 8,552 ft
Empire City RV Parking None 8,635 ft
Pawnee 55 10,354 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class

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