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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Clear Creek

Upper Clear Creek

Class IV- TO IV+ Difficulty


Too Low
75°, Sunny

The Upper Clear Creek River Run in Colorado is a challenging Class IV-V whitewater run that is best navigated by experienced rafters. The river features steep drops, tight and technical rapids, and several major obstacles such as "Nomad" and "Guide Ejector." The best time to float this section of water is during the spring runoff season, when flows range from 800-2,000 cfs. It is important to note that river conditions can change rapidly, and it is recommended to check the current flow levels before embarking on this run. Overall, the Upper Clear Creek River Run is a thrilling adventure for experienced rafters seeking a challenging and rewarding whitewater experience.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east in the morning.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV- to IV+
Elevation 5,693 ft
Run Length 2.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 93.5 cfs
Gauge Height 4.0 ft
Reporting Streamgage Clear Creek At Golden
USGS 06719505

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