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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Saint Vrain, South Fork

Ssv - Confluence To Picnic Grounds

Class V TO V+ Difficulty


Too High
75°, Sunny

The SSV Confluence to Picnic Grounds river run in Colorado is a Class III-IV whitewater rafting experience that features several challenging obstacles, including the S-Turn Rapid and the Pinball section. The best time of year to float this section of water is from May to June, when the water levels are high and the rapids are at their most intense. Recommended flow rates range from 500-1000 cfs. This section of the river is not recommended for inexperienced rafters or those who are not comfortable with more challenging rapids.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

Status Too High
Class Level V to V+
Elevation 5,305 ft
Run Length 5.0 Mi
Gradient 140 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 34 cfs
Gauge Height 2.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

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