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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Saint Vrain, South Fork

Ssv - Confluence To Picnic Grounds

Class V TO V+ Difficulty


Too High
87°, Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

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, A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Status Too High
Class Level V to V+
Elevation 5,305 ft
Run Length 5.0 Mi
Gradient 140 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 464 cfs
Gauge Height 4.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage St. Vrain Creek At Lyons
USGS 06724000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
South Platte River At Englewood
USGS 06711565
852 cfs 2.8 ft
Harvard Gulch At Colorado Blvd.
USGS 06711570
0 cfs 9.5 ft
Fourmile Creek At Orodell
USGS 06727500
5 cfs 4.8 ft
S Clear Cr Abv Lwr Cabin Cr Res Spilwy Nr Georgtwn
USGS 06714500
31 cfs 1.5 ft
Harvard Gulch At Harvard Park
USGS 06711575
0 cfs 9.7 ft
Boulder Cr At North 75Th St Nr Boulder
USGS 06730200
364 cfs 5.9 ft
Leavenworth Creek @ Mouth Nr Georgetown
USGS 06714800
57 cfs 4.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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