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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Arkansas River

Royal Gorge

Class IV- TO IV Easy

482 CFS

68°, Slight Chance T-Storms Then Chance Showers

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Arkansas River are between a bare minimum of 200cfs and a high of 7,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 07094500, the Arkansas River At Parkdale Remember only watercraft are permitted at Royal Gorge.

Status Runnable
Class Level IV- to IV
Elevation 5,719 ft
Run Length 10.0 Mi
Gradient 46 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 482 cfs
Gage Height 2.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage Arkansas River At Parkdale
USGS 07094500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Bear Creek Near Colorado Springs
USGS 07105000
0 cfs 7.6 ft
Monument Creek At Palmer Lake
USGS 07103747
1 cfs ft
South Platte River Below Cheesman Lake
USGS 06701500
273 cfs 1.7 ft
Fourmile Creek Below Cripple Creek Near Victor
USGS 07096250
8 cfs 3.2 ft
Ute Creek Near Fort Garland
USGS 08242500
13 cfs 1.6 ft
Trout Creek Blw Fern Cr Nr Westcreek
USGS 06701620
1 cfs 3.8 ft
Blue River At Blue River
USGS 09046490
29 cfs 1.0 ft
Fountain Cr Bl Janitell Rd Bl Colo. Springs
USGS 07105530
68 cfs 5.7 ft
West Cr. Abv Shrewsbury Gulch Nr Westcreek Co
USGS 06701700
1 cfs 5.3 ft
Cotton Creek Near Mineral Hot Springs
USGS 08226700
9 cfs 3.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Wild Basin
12" 0"
South Colony
11" 0"
Jones Pass
11" -1"
Fool Creek
1" 0"
Never Summer
1" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Oak Creek 15 7,649 ft
Cove 4 8,457 ft
Riverside 18 8,052 ft
Eleven Mile State Park 350 8,616 ft
Round Mountain 15 8,531 ft
Blue Mountain 21 8,079 ft
Spillway 23 8,461 ft
Springer Gulch 15 8,324 ft
Happy Meadows 8 7,879 ft
Grape Creek - Temple Canyon Park None 6,160 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Conquistador Ski Resort 11" 45° 0.29"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Royal Gorge 258.0cfs 10.0 Mi IV- to IV

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