Too Low to be paddled
and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks.
Paddlers are advised to exercise caution
with streamflow discharge 21%
the seasonal average of 186 cfs.
Weather on the river today will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. chance of precipitation is 70%. new rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Temps are expected to range between
over the next 5 days
Classified as a
river surfing location
along the Arkansas River,
is best paddle when discharge levels are
between 500.0 cfs to 4000.0 cfs
Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge To Salida Ww Park)
If you are looking for a longer run that ends in some of the best play waves in the country then this is for you. This section has some rapids and flatwater above the town that is good for beginners to lose their training wheels. See the Salida Whitewater Park on the river listings for info about that.
Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Arkansas River are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 4,000cfs.
River conditions sourced from USGS 07087050, the Arkansas River Below Granite
Remember only watercraft are permitted
at Salida Town Run (Stone Bridge to Salida WW Park).
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