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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Saint Vrain, South Fork

Ssv - Confluence To Picnic Grounds

Class V TO V+ Easy

14 CFS

Too High
40°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Saint Vrain, South Fork are between a bare minimum of 200cfs and a high of 400cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06724000, the St. Vrain Creek At Lyons Remember only watercraft are permitted at SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds.

Status Too High
Class Level V to V+
Elevation 5,305 ft
Run Length 5.0 Mi
Gradient 140 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 14.2 cfs
Gage Height 2.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Middle Boulder Creek At Nederland
USGS 06725500
11 cfs 0.6 ft
Clear Creek Abv West Fork Clear Creek Nr Empire Co
USGS 06715000
21 cfs 3.6 ft
Ranch Creek Blw Meadow Cr Nr Tabernash Co
USGS 09033100
11 cfs 6.8 ft
Sand Crk Abv Burlington Ditch Nr Commerce City
USGS 06714360
10 cfs 3.7 ft
Trout Creek Blw Fern Cr Nr Westcreek
USGS 06701620
1 cfs 3.8 ft
Little Dry Creek At Westminster
USGS 06719840
1 cfs 7.3 ft
South Platte River At Englewood
USGS 06711565
32 cfs 1.3 ft
St. Vrain Creek Below Longmont
USGS 06725450
-999,999 cfs ft
Big Thompson River At Mouth
USGS 06744000
50 cfs 1.4 ft
South Platte River Below Cheesman Lake
USGS 06701500
90 cfs 0.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
University Camp
19" 0"
30" 0"
Deadman Hill
27" -2"
Willow Park
28" -1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
15" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Mountain Park 54 6,678 ft
Reverends Ridge - Golden Gate State Park 106 9,105 ft
Olive Ridge 56 8,361 ft
Pinewood Reservoir 22 6,604 ft
Kelly Dahl 46 8,615 ft
Kelly Flats 29 6,751 ft
Jacks Gulch 56 8,100 ft
Meadow Park None 5,349 ft
Dutch George 20 6,520 ft
Peaceful Valley 17 8,552 ft
Aspen Meadow - Golden Gate Canyon State Park 35 9,000 ft
Stove Prairie 9 6,068 ft
Ansel Watrous 16 5,839 ft
Hermit Park Open Space None 8,313 ft
Lower Narrows 8 6,470 ft
Cold Springs 38 9,331 ft
Camp Dick 41 8,716 ft
Narrows 5 6,470 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Echo Mountain Park 8" 30° 1.11"
Eldora Mountain Resort 14" 31° 1.68"
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 25" 27° 2.1"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
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+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower North Fork 182.0cfs 11.0 Mi III
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+

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