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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Saint Vrain River

October Hole

Class II Difficulty


Too High
79°, Sunny And Breezy

The October Hole River Run in Colorado is a beautiful and challenging section of water. The river features several obstacles including Class III and IV rapids, tight turns, and steep drops. The run is best suited for experienced rafters and kayakers. The recommended time of year to float this section is during the late spring and early summer when water levels are at their highest, with a recommended CFS (cubic feet per second) range of 1,000 to 2,500. It is important to note that this section of the river can be dangerous and should only be attempted by experienced paddlers.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

Status Too High
Class Level II
Elevation 5,305 ft
Streamflow Discharge 46.2 cfs
Gauge Height 3.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Platte River Near Lake George
USGS 06696000
138 cfs 1.2 ft
Tarryall Creek At Upper Station
USGS 06696980
10 cfs 5.0 ft
West Cr. Abv Shrewsbury Gulch Nr Westcreek Co
USGS 06701700
1 cfs 5.3 ft
South Platte River Above Cheesman Lake
USGS 06700000
167 cfs 5.3 ft
Cottonwood Creek At Mouth
USGS 07103990
4 cfs 2.7 ft
Monument Creek At Pikeview
USGS 07104000
22 cfs 4.0 ft
Monument Cr Abv Woodmen Rd At Colorado Springs
USGS 07103970
16 cfs 4.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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