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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Spencer Heights

Class V- TO V


Too High
68°, Chance Showers Then T-Storms

The Spencer Heights River Run in Colorado offers a thrilling Class III-IV whitewater experience, with challenging rapids such as Sledgehammer and Staircase. This section of the Arkansas River also features several large boulders and tight channels that require precise maneuvering. The best time to float this section of water is during the spring runoff, typically from May to early June, with recommended flows between 1200-2500 cfs. Overall, the Spencer Heights River Run is a thrilling adventure for experienced paddlers looking for a challenging run in a beautiful setting.

Weather today, A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 68. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Status Too High
Class Level V- to V
Elevation 5,245 ft
Run Length 2.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 1060 cfs
Gauge Height 4.5 ft
Reporting Streamgage Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn
USGS 06752000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Laramie R Bl Pioneer Canal Nr Woods Landing
USGS 06659502
1,010 cfs 3.2 ft
Ranch Creek Blw Meadow Cr Nr Tabernash Co
USGS 09033100
258 cfs 8.7 ft
Monte Cristo Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09041900
8 cfs 0.6 ft
Little Laramie River Near Filmore
USGS 06661000
671 cfs 2.9 ft
Pioneer Canal Near Woods
USGS 06659501
174 cfs 1.6 ft
Laramie River Near Bosler
USGS 06661585
1,950 cfs 5.9 ft
Mccullough-Sp-Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09044800
40 cfs 1.6 ft
Columbine Ditch Near Fremont Pass
USGS 09061500
20 cfs 0.9 ft
Cabin Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032100
40 cfs 2.9 ft
Bemrose-Hoosier Diversion Near Hoosier Pass
USGS 09044300
9 cfs 0.6 ft
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