Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge To Salida Ww Park)
Class II TO III
STREAMFLOW: 1,640 CFSRunnable
60°, Showers Likely
The Salida Town Run on the Arkansas River in Colorado is a popular river run that covers the section from the Stone Bridge to the Salida WW Park. This section of water is rated Class II-III, and features several exciting rapids such as the "Cottonwood" and "Spikebuck" rapids. The best time to float this section of water is during the spring and early summer months when water levels are typically higher, with flow rates between 900-2000 cfs. There are several river obstacles to watch out for, including rocks and small drops, and paddlers should exercise caution when navigating through these areas.
Weather today, A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
|Class Level||II to III|
|Run Length||12.0 Mi|
|Streamflow Discharge||1640 cfs|
|Gauge Height||13.7 ft|
Arkansas River Below Granite