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UPPER CLEAR CREEK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Clear Creek

Upper Clear Creek

Class IV- TO IV+ Easy

29 CFS

Too Low
53°, Decreasing Clouds

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Clear Creek are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 2,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06719505, the Clear Creek At Golden Remember only watercraft are permitted at Upper Clear Creek.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV- to IV+
Elevation 5,693 ft
Run Length 2.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 29.3 cfs
Gage Height 3.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage Clear Creek At Golden
USGS 06719505

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Boulder Creek Near Orodell
USGS 06727000
-999 cfs 1.7 ft
Clover Ditch Drain At Quinn St Nr Widefield
USGS 07105815
1 cfs 5.0 ft
Big Dry Creek Blw C-470 At Highlands Ranch
USGS 06710150
1 cfs 1.7 ft
First Cr Ab 96Th Ave
USGS 06720480
1 cfs ft
Boulder Cr At North 75Th St Nr Boulder
USGS 06730200
9 cfs 4.4 ft
Harvard Gulch At Colorado Blvd.
USGS 06711570
0 cfs 9.4 ft
Colorado R Below Baker Gulch
USGS 09010500
105 cfs 6.1 ft
North Fork Cache La Poudre R. At Livermore
USGS 06751490
7 cfs 7.0 ft
Tarryall Creek At Upper Station
USGS 06696980
12 cfs 5.1 ft
East Plum Cr Blw Haskins Gulch Nr Castle Rock
USGS 06708800
0 cfs 3.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
35" -1"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
30" -1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
58" -1"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
47" -1"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" 0"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
68" -1"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
fort collins
SNOTEL FORC2
3" 0"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" 1"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
62" -2"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Never Summer
SNOTEL 1031
60" 0"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
32" -1"
cheyenne wfo
SNOTEL CYSW4
2" -1"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
3" 0"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
39" -1"
Grizzly Peak
SNOTEL 505
45" 1"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" 0"
Medano Pass
SNOTEL 914
9" -1"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
36" 0"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
22" -1"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
31" 0"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" 0"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" 0"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
7" 1"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
34" -1"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
23" -1"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
51" -2"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Olive Ridge 56 8,361 ft
Camp Dick 41 8,716 ft
Buffalo 41 7,321 ft
Meadow Park None 5,349 ft
Meridian 18 9,013 ft
Meeker Park Overflow 29 8,611 ft
Kelsey 17 8,035 ft
Lost Park 12 9,958 ft
Green Mountain 6 7,615 ft
Peaceful Valley 17 8,552 ft
Wigwam 10 6,606 ft
Kelly Dahl 46 8,615 ft
Cold Springs 38 9,331 ft
Reverends Ridge - Golden Gate State Park 106 9,105 ft
Aspen Meadow - Golden Gate Canyon State Park 35 9,000 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 53" 33° 1.23"
Eldora Mountain Resort 33" 34° 2.09"
Echo Mountain Park 18" 33° 0.89"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V

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