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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Oh Be Joyful

Oh Be Joyful

Class V Difficulty


Too Low
43°, Mostly Sunny

The Oh Be Joyful River Run in Colorado on the Gunnison River is a challenging Class III-IV section of water with several obstacles to navigate, including tight channels and boulder gardens. The best time to float this section is in late spring or early summer when the snowmelt provides optimal flow, with recommended CFS between 800-1200. It is important to note that this run is not recommended for beginners or those without strong whitewater experience. Overall, the Oh Be Joyful River Run is a thrilling adventure for experienced kayakers and rafters seeking a challenging and scenic ride.

Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Status Too Low
Class Level V
Elevation 7,670 ft
Run Length 1.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 214 cfs
Gauge Height 1.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
18 cfs 2.6 ft
Twin-Lakes Tunnel At E Portl
USGS 09073000
20 cfs 0.6 ft
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
516 cfs 4.0 ft
Lincoln Creek Bl Grizzly Reservoir
USGS 09073005
1 cfs 1.0 ft
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
304 cfs 2.2 ft
Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500
199 cfs 3.5 ft
Muddy Crk Blw Wolford Mtn Reser. Nr Kremmling
USGS 09041400
22 cfs 4.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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