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RUSTIC (UPPER)

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Rustic (Upper)

Class III TO III+ Easy

0 CFS

Too High
50°, Increasing Clouds

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Cache La Poudre River are between a bare minimum of 350cfs and a high of 1,300cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06752000, the Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn Remember only watercraft are permitted at Rustic (Upper).

Status Too High
Class Level III to III+
Elevation 5,245 ft
Run Length 20.0 Mi
Gradient 60 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 0 cfs
Gage Height 0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn
USGS 06752000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Grand River Ditch At La Poudre Pass
USGS 09010000
-999 cfs -0.1 ft
Elk Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09025300
0 cfs 4.9 ft
South St. Vrain Creek Near Ward
USGS 06722500
9 cfs 1.6 ft
Joe Wright Creek Below Joe Wright Reservoir
USGS 06746110
1 cfs 0.8 ft
S Clear Cr Abv Lwr Cabin Cr Res Spilwy Nr Georgtwn
USGS 06714500
0 cfs 0.1 ft
Williams Fork Below Williams Fork Reservoir
USGS 09038500
65 cfs 1.3 ft
Fraser River At Upper Sta
USGS 09022000
8 cfs 4.2 ft
Fall River Near Idaho Springs
USGS 06717000
-999 cfs 3.5 ft
Moffat Water Tunnel At East Portal
USGS 09022500
6 cfs 0.3 ft
Clear Creek At Golden
USGS 06719505
29 cfs 3.6 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Cinnabar Park
SNOTEL 1046
49" -2"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Brooklyn Lake
SNOTEL 367
59" -1"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Laprele Creek
SNOTEL 571
35" 0"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Sand Lake
SNOTEL 731
68" -2"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
40" 2"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
6" 0"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" -1"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" -1"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
24" -2"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
31" 0"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" -1"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
41" -1"
fort collins
SNOTEL FORC2
3" 0"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
36" 0"
Reno Hill
SNOTEL 716
44" -1"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
40" 0"
Windy Peak
SNOTEL 872
30" -2"
Buckskin Joe
SNOTEL 938
20" 0"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
64" -2"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
53" -2"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
31" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Longs Peak - Rocky Mountain National Park 26 9,397 ft
Sleeping Elephant 15 7,865 ft
Dowdy Lake 70 8,176 ft
Long Draw 25 10,059 ft
Big South 4 8,580 ft
Meeboer Lake Access Area - WGF None 7,239 ft
Glacier Basin - Rocky Mountain National Park 150 8,604 ft
Big Bend 8 7,717 ft
Tom Bennett 10 8,963 ft
West Lake 36 8,254 ft
Moraine Park None 8,111 ft
Aspenglen - Rocky Mountain National Park 51 8,227 ft
Grand View 9 10,038 ft
Aspen Glen 9 8,694 ft
North Fork Poudre 9 9,159 ft
Bellaire Lake 26 8,665 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch 56" 30° 1.73"
Eldora Mountain Resort 33" 37° 0.61"
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 53" 33° 1.23"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Big South 50.8cfs 12.0 Mi V to V+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Rustic (Upper) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Spencer Heights 182.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-

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