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Whitewater River Run





Colorado Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain)

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Class V+ Easy

14 CFS

Too High
30°, Chance Snow

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 14.2 cfs
Gage Height 2.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Williams Fork Below Steelman Creek
USGS 09035500
1 cfs 2.7 ft
Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn
USGS 06752000
0 cfs 0.0 ft
Pioneer Canal Near Woods
USGS 06659501
174 cfs 1.6 ft
South Platte River At Englewood
USGS 06711565
53 cfs 1.4 ft
Sand Creek At Colorado-Wyoming State Line
USGS 06659580
3 cfs 0.5 ft
Boulder Creek Near Orodell
USGS 06727000
-999 cfs 1.7 ft
Bear Creek Above Evergreen
USGS 06710385
34 cfs 4.2 ft
Moffat Water Tunnel At East Portal
USGS 09022500
10 cfs 0.4 ft
So. Platte R. Blw Brush Cr. Nr Trumbull Co
USGS 06701900
147 cfs 3.3 ft
Boulder Cr At North 75Th St Nr Boulder
USGS 06730200
9 cfs 4.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
34" 2"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
19" 0"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
48" 2"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
59" 6"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
11" 0"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
21" 1"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
28" 0"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
33" 2"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
28" 0"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" -3"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
47" 3"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
33" 3"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
46" 7"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
38" 5"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
39" 3"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
21" 0"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" 5"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
51" 6"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
50" 5"

Popular Destinations

Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 44" 25° 10.66"
Eldora Mountain Resort 29" 22° 3.86"
Echo Mountain Park 18" 21° 1.42"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Big South 50.8cfs 12.0 Mi V to V+
Lower North Fork 182.0cfs 11.0 Mi III
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Rustic (Upper) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
Spencer Heights 182.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+

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