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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Colorado River

Riverbend (Tibbet's) To New Castle

Class II


74°, Slight Chance T-Storms Then T-Storms Likely

The Riverbend Tibbet's to New Castle River Run on the Colorado River is a challenging and exciting float for experienced rafters. This section of water features Class III and IV rapids including Sledgehammer, Tombstone, and Man Eater. The best time to float is from May to July with a recommended flow of 1,500 to 3,000 cfs. Rafters should be prepared for tight turns, steep drops, and large waves. This run is not recommended for beginners, and safety precautions should be taken to ensure a successful trip.

Weather today, Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Status Runnable
Class Level II
Elevation 5,707 ft
Run Length 3.3 Mi
Gradient 15 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 10200 cfs
Gauge Height 7.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
White River Below North Elk Creek Near Buford
USGS 09304115
3,300 cfs 5.0 ft
Yampa River Near Maybell
USGS 09251000
7,560 cfs 7.8 ft
Elkhead Creek Above Long Gulch
USGS 09246200
370 cfs 4.4 ft
Elk River Near Milner
USGS 09242500
3,540 cfs 6.2 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
95 cfs 3.2 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
69 cfs 2.4 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
2,380 cfs 6.7 ft
Yampa River At Steamboat Springs
USGS 09239500
2,460 cfs 5.1 ft
Yampa River Below Craig
USGS 09247600
6,580 cfs 7.2 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
5,150 cfs 6.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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