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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Clear Creek

Upper Clear Creek

Class IV- TO IV+ Easy

94 CFS

Too Low
66°, Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

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 93.5 cfs
Gage Height 4.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Clear Creek At Golden
USGS 06719505

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Big Dry Creek Blw C-470 At Highlands Ranch
USGS 06710150
7 cfs 2.0 ft
Harvard Gulch At Colorado Blvd.
USGS 06711570
0 cfs 9.4 ft
East Plum Cr Blw Haskins Gulch Nr Castle Rock
USGS 06708800
6 cfs 3.7 ft
Leavenworth Creek @ Mouth Nr Georgetown
USGS 06714800
9 cfs 3.7 ft
Sand Crk Abv Burlington Ditch Nr Commerce City
USGS 06714360
99 cfs 4.2 ft
Monument Creek At Pikeview
USGS 07104000
12 cfs 3.9 ft
Chicago Creek Blw Devils Canyon Nr Idaho Sprgs Co
USGS 06717400
11 cfs 0.8 ft
South Platte River At Denver
USGS 06714000
173 cfs 3.1 ft
South Platte River At Englewood
USGS 06711565
68 cfs 1.5 ft
North Fork Cache La Poudre R. At Livermore
USGS 06751490
4 cfs 6.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Never Summer
1" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
1" 1"
12" 9"
Fool Creek
1" 0"
Wild Basin
12" 0"
South Colony
11" 0"
Jones Pass
11" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Aspen Meadow - Golden Gate Canyon State Park 35 9,000 ft
Kelly Dahl 46 8,615 ft
Kelsey 17 8,035 ft
Camp Dick 41 8,716 ft
Olive Ridge 56 8,361 ft
Buffalo 41 7,321 ft
Wigwam 10 6,606 ft
Peaceful Valley 17 8,552 ft
Meeker Park Overflow 29 8,611 ft
Lost Park 12 9,958 ft
Reverends Ridge - Golden Gate State Park 106 9,105 ft
Meridian 18 9,013 ft
Cold Springs 38 9,331 ft
Green Mountain 6 7,615 ft
Meadow Park None 5,349 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Eldora Mountain Resort -1" 50° 0"
Echo Mountain Park 0" 46° 0"
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 0" 47° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+

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