Two Rivers To South Canyon


Less crowded than the Shoshone and Grizzly Creek runs.  Some splashy waves including the Glenwood whitewater park and South Canyon rapid.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 1,000cfs and a high of 30,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09085100, the Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs Remember only watercraft are permitted at Two Rivers to South Canyon.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
South Canyon Rapid
Class III

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
1,290 cfs 2.7 ft
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
16 cfs 3.0 ft
Hubbard Creek At Highway 133 At Mouth Nr Bowie
USGS 09132960
2 cfs ft
Elkhead Creek Near Craig
USGS 09246500
5 cfs 1.7 ft
North Fork Gunnison River Near Somerset
USGS 09132500
267 cfs 2.0 ft
Muddy Creek At Bardine
USGS 09131500
0 cfs 3.2 ft
Fish Cr At Upper Sta Nr Steamboat Springs
USGS 09238900
20 cfs 0.8 ft
East River Bl Cement Creek Nr Crested Butte
USGS 09112200
202 cfs 1.6 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1,770 cfs 4.1 ft
North Fk Gunnison River Above Mouth Nr Lazear
USGS 09136100
165 cfs 3.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Ripple Creek
SNOTEL 717
54" -2"
Bear River
SNOTEL 1061
27" 0"
Sandstone Rs
SNOTEL 732
25" -3"
Trapper Lake
SNOTEL 827
12" -1"
Idarado
SNOTEL 538
27" -2"
Burro Mountain
SNOTEL 378
26" -2"
Mineral Creek
SNOTEL 629
34" -1"
crested butte 6.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-18
33.42" -1.14"
Crosho
SNOTEL 426
18" -50"
Schofield Pass
SNOTEL 737
57" -1"
Wager Gulch
SNOTEL 1188
22" 0"
Red Mountain Pass
SNOTEL 713
54" -1"
Old Battle
SNOTEL 673
78" -1"
Whiskey Park
SNOTEL 859
56" -3"
Mc Clure Pass
SNOTEL 618
20" -1"
Divide Peak
SNOTEL 449
38" -2"
Overland Res.
SNOTEL 675
18" -2"
Park Reservoir
SNOTEL 682
53" -1"
Elk River
SNOTEL 467
31" -2"
Slumgullion
SNOTEL 762
37" -1"
North Lost Trail
SNOTEL 669
29" -2"
Webber Springs
SNOTEL 852
46" -2"
Little Snake River
SNOTEL 1047
50" -2"
Bison Lake
SNOTEL 345
53" 0"
Butte
SNOTEL 380
26" 0"
gothic
SNOTEL GTHC2
38.7" -0.41"
Battle Mountain
SNOTEL 317
6" -7"
yampa 5.1 s, co
SNOTEL CO-RT-26
5.28" -1.24"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Marvine 22 8,164 ft
Deep Lake 35 10,475 ft
White Owl 6 10,705 ft
East Marvine 7 8,114 ft
McClure 8 8,187 ft
Meadow Lake 10 9,574 ft
Supply Basin 7 10,767 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sunlight Mountain Resort 20" 49° 5.77"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park 1770.0cfs 0.25 Mi II to IV-
New Castle to Silt 1770.0cfs 7.6 Mi II
Avalanche Down 142.0cfs 12.0 Mi III
Barrel Springs 1290.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1770.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
Two Rivers to South Canyon 1770.0cfs 5.0 Mi II+ to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1770.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Catherine Store Section 213.0cfs 4.0 Mi II to II+
Carbondale to Westbank (Pink to Black) 460.0cfs 7.0 Mi II
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1290.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV
Riverbend (Tibbet's) to New Castle 1770.0cfs 3.25 Mi II
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1770.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Crystal Mill Falls 142.0cfs None Mi V- to V
Barrel Springs 1290.0cfs 4.0 Mi IV+ to V+
Waterfall to Confluence 213.0cfs 1.0 Mi V-
Bogan Canyon 142.0cfs 6.85 Mi III to III+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1770.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1770.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Cemetery 460.0cfs 12.0 Mi II+ to III+
South Canyon to Riverbend (Tibbet's) 1770.0cfs 3.5 Mi II to III
Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park 1290.0cfs 6.0 Mi II to III
Shoshone (Power Plant to Grizzly Creek) 1290.0cfs 1.7 Mi III- to IV