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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Upper Narrows

Class V- TO V+ Difficulty


Too High
92°, Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

The Upper Narrows river run in Colorado is a Class IV+ rapids section that offers a thrilling and challenging experience for experienced kayakers and rafters. The run begins with a steep drop into a narrow canyon and features several large boulders and technical rapids. The best time of year to float this section is in the late spring or early summer when the water levels are high, with recommended flow rates of 600-1000 CFS. The river is not recommended for beginners or inexperienced paddlers due to the challenging rapids and potential hazards. It is important to be prepared with proper safety equipment and to check the water conditions and weather forecast before embarking on this run.

Weather today, A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Status Too High
Class Level V- to V+
Elevation 5,245 ft
Run Length 0.5 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 1670 cfs
Gauge Height 5.1 ft
Reporting Streamgage Cache La Poudre R A Mo Of Cn
USGS 06752000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Laramie River Near Bosler
USGS 06661585
1,950 cfs 5.9 ft
Sand Creek At Colorado-Wyoming State Line
USGS 06659580
3 cfs 0.5 ft
N Frk Cache La Poudre R Blw Halligan Res Nr V Dal
USGS 06751150
153 cfs 3.3 ft
Laramie River At Laramie
USGS 06660000
759 cfs 7.8 ft
Crow Creek At 19Th Street
USGS 06755960
3 cfs 1.6 ft
Sybille Creek Ab Canal No. 3
USGS 06665790
93 cfs 1.5 ft
Little Laramie River Near Filmore
USGS 06661000
671 cfs 2.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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