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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Gore Creek

Upper Gore Creek

Class II+ TO III Difficulty


Too Low
65°, Mostly Sunny

The Upper Gauley river run is a thrilling Class V rapids adventure that stretches from Summersville Dam to Mason Branch. The river features many challenging obstacles, including Pillow Rock, Iron Ring, and Sweets Falls, which require precise maneuvering and expert navigation. The best time to float this section of water is during the fall, when water levels are high and the rapids are at their most intense. Recommended flow levels range from 2,200 to 3,000 cfs. This is an advanced river run that requires previous experience and a high level of skill.

Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Status Too Low
Class Level II+ to III
Elevation 7,725 ft
Run Length 4.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 27 cfs
Gauge Height 5.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Blue River Below Green Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09057500
869 cfs 5.7 ft
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
1,250 cfs 6.0 ft
Cabin Creek Near Fraser
USGS 09032100
3 cfs 1.7 ft
Fraser River Blw Crooked Cr At Tabernash Co
USGS 09033300
35 cfs 2.7 ft
Williams Fork Near Parshall
USGS 09037500
38 cfs 2.0 ft
Ranch Creek Blw Meadow Cr Nr Tabernash Co
USGS 09033100
11 cfs 6.8 ft
Williams Fork Below Williams Fork Reservoir
USGS 09038500
220 cfs 2.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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