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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Oh Be Joyful

Oh Be Joyful

Class V Easy

274 CFS

Too Low
65°, Slight Chance Rain/Snow Then Chance Showers

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Oh Be Joyful are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 2,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09114500, the Gunnison River Near Gunnison Remember only watercraft are permitted at Oh Be Joyful.

Status Too Low
Class Level V
Elevation 7,670 ft
Run Length 1.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 274 cfs
Gage Height 1.1 ft
Reporting Streamgage Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Lake Fork At Gateview
USGS 09124500
113 cfs 1.6 ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
19 cfs 3.7 ft
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
3 cfs 1.2 ft
East River At Almont Co.
USGS 09112500
142 cfs 3.0 ft
Eagle River Near Minturn
USGS 09064600
56 cfs 3.1 ft
Lake Creek Near Edwards
USGS 09067200
40 cfs 0.8 ft
Hunter Creek Near Aspen
USGS 09074000
8 cfs 1.1 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
158 cfs 1.7 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
109 cfs 1.6 ft
Beaver Creek At Avon
USGS 09067000
6 cfs 2.0 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Bison Lake
1" 0"
1" 0"
Wager Gulch
1" 0"
1" 1"
2" 1"
Ripple Creek
1" 1"
Park Cone
1" 1"
Upper Taylor
10" -1"
1.23" -0.48"
Beaver Ck Village
1" 1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Elk Creek - Curecanti Area 160 7,575 ft
Palisades Senior RV Park 59 7,680 ft
Stevens Creek - Curecanti Recreation Area 54 7,540 ft
Dry Gulch - Curecanti Area 10 7,583 ft
Silver Queen 6 8,682 ft
Lake Irwin 32 10,400 ft
Gothic 4 9,657 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Crested Butte Mountain Resort 0" 56° 0"
Sunlight Mountain Resort 0" 56° 0"
Aspen Mountain 0" 51° 0.49"
Buttermilk Mountain 10" 52° 0.9"
Snowmass 10" 52° 0.9"
Aspen Highlands 10" 52° 0.9"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1380.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Castle Creek 203.0cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Barrel Springs 1370.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Waterfall to Confluence 401.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1380.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Barrel Springs 1370.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 901.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Crystal Mill Falls 310.0cfs None Mi V- to V
Bogan Canyon 138.0cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
Cemetery 901.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
Catherine Store Section 401.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Avalanche Down 138.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 2290.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
Oh Be Joyful 653.0cfs 1.0 Mi V

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