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ROYAL GORGE

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Arkansas River

Royal Gorge

Class IV- TO IV Easy

426 CFS

Runnable
77°, Sunny Then Sunny And Breezy

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 426 cfs
Gage Height 2.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage Arkansas River At Parkdale
USGS 07094500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Plum Creek At Titan Rd Nr Louviers
USGS 06709530
10 cfs 7.9 ft
Plum Creek Near Sedalia
USGS 06709000
23 cfs 3.6 ft
South Platte River At Waterton
USGS 06708000
131 cfs 1.0 ft
Williams Canyon Abv Mouth Near Manitou Springs
USGS 07103100
0 cfs 3.6 ft
South Platte River At South Platte
USGS 06707500
231 cfs 2.4 ft
Clover Ditch Drain At Quinn St Nr Widefield
USGS 07105815
1 cfs 5.0 ft
Bear Creek Near Colorado Springs
USGS 07105000
1 cfs 7.6 ft
Huerfano R At Manzanares Xing
USGS 07111000
29 cfs 3.5 ft
Blue River At Blue River
USGS 09046490
3 cfs 0.3 ft
Arkansas River At Salida
USGS 07091500
291 cfs 2.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
23" -1"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Apishapa
SNOTEL 303
4" -1"
Medano Pass
SNOTEL 914
9" -1"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
51" -2"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" 1"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" 0"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" 0"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" 0"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"
Taos Powderhorn
SNOTEL 1168
34" 0"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
62" -2"
Trinchera
SNOTEL 829
27" 0"
Whiskey Ck
SNOTEL 857
15" 1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
68" -1"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
3" 0"
North Costilla
SNOTEL 665
8" 0"
Shuree
SNOTEL 1169
14" 1"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
7" 1"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
36" 0"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
22" -1"
Grizzly Peak
SNOTEL 505
45" 1"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
35" -1"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
39" -1"
Ute Creek
SNOTEL 1005
20" -1"
Red River Pass #2
SNOTEL 715
15" 0"
Culebra #2
SNOTEL 430
30" 0"
Never Summer
SNOTEL 1031
60" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
32" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Riverside 18 8,052 ft
Grape Creek - Temple Canyon Park None 6,160 ft
Oak Creek 15 7,649 ft
Happy Meadows 8 7,879 ft
Round Mountain 15 8,531 ft
Cove 4 8,457 ft
Eleven Mile State Park 350 8,616 ft
Spillway 23 8,461 ft
Springer Gulch 15 8,324 ft
Blue Mountain 21 8,079 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Conquistador Ski Resort 36" 30° 0.16"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Royal Gorge 258.0cfs 10.0 Mi IV- to IV

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