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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Yampa River

Pumphouse To Double Bridges

Class I TO II-


Too High
76°, Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

The Pumphouse to Double Bridges river run in Colorado is a popular section of the Colorado River for both beginners and experienced paddlers. The run is Class II-III and takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete. The best time of year to float this section is from May to September, with peak flows in June. The recommended flow range is between 1000-3000 cfs. The river features several rapids, including Eye of the Needle and Yarmony Rapid, but overall the run is relatively easy. However, caution is advised when navigating the boulder gardens and undercuts.

Weather today, A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Status Too High
Class Level I to II-
Elevation 6,245 ft
Run Length 12.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 5730 cfs
Gauge Height 6.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Fryingpan River At Meredith
USGS 09080100
360 cfs 3.0 ft
North Fork Fryingpan River Near Norrie
USGS 09078500
125 cfs 3.8 ft
West Divide Creek Near Raven
USGS 09089500
311 cfs 4.0 ft
Fryingpan River Near Ruedi
USGS 09080400
232 cfs 2.0 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
3,620 cfs 6.3 ft
White River Above Coal Creek
USGS 09304200
2,230 cfs 4.5 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
2,350 cfs 4.7 ft
Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490
5,730 cfs 6.0 ft
Roaring Fork River Near Emma
USGS 09081000
1,720 cfs 7.5 ft
Fryingpan River Near Thomasville
USGS 09078600
270 cfs 2.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Hahns Peak Lake 26 8,408 ft
Trout Creek 6 8,164 ft
Battle Creek - Dispersed 4 7,291 ft
Trappers Lake 35 9,747 ft
Headquarters - Yampa River State Park 50 6,296 ft
Sweetwater Lake 9 7,739 ft
Vaughn Lake 6 9,474 ft
Crosho Lake Recreation Area 10 8,872 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
Haskin Creek 10 8,973 ft
Lost Creek 13 8,746 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Sheriffs Reservoir 6 9,808 ft
Himes Peak 11 8,794 ft
Steamboat Lake State Park 178 8,077 ft
Chapman Reservoir 12 9,269 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
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