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UPPER NORTH FORK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado Cache La Poudre River

Upper North Fork

Class IV+ TO V- Easy

0 CFS

Too Low
47°, Sunny And Breezy Then Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Cache La Poudre River are between a bare minimum of 250cfs and a high of 1,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06751150, the N Frk Cache La Poudre R Blw Halligan Res Nr V Dal Remember only watercraft are permitted at Upper North Fork.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV+ to V-
Elevation 6,288 ft
Run Length 9.0 Mi
Gradient 60 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 0.0 cfs
Gage Height 1.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage N Frk Cache La Poudre R Blw Halligan Res Nr V Dal
USGS 06751150

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Vasquez Creek At Winter Park
USGS 09025000
9 cfs 1.6 ft
Willow Creek Below Willow Creek Reservoir
USGS 09021000
7 cfs 2.5 ft
Big Dry Creek At Westminster
USGS 06720820
2 cfs 1.5 ft
St. Vrain Creek Below Longmont
USGS 06725450
-999,999 cfs ft
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
34 cfs 8.6 ft
Sand Creek At Colorado-Wyoming State Line
USGS 06659580
3 cfs 0.5 ft
Colorado R Below Baker Gulch
USGS 09010500
105 cfs 5.7 ft
Elk Creek At Upper Station
USGS 09025300
0 cfs 4.9 ft
Big Dry Creek At Mouth Near Fort Lupton
USGS 06720990
43 cfs 4.8 ft
Colorado River Below Lake Granby
USGS 09019000
21 cfs 3.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
31" 0"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
24" -2"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" -1"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
53" -2"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" -1"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
64" -2"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
fort collins
SNOTEL FORC2
3" 0"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
43" -1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
Reno Hill
SNOTEL 716
44" -1"
Laprele Creek
SNOTEL 571
35" 0"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
40" 0"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" -1"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 0"
Windy Peak
SNOTEL 872
30" -2"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
31" -1"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Dutch George 20 6,520 ft
Kelly Flats 29 6,751 ft
Tom Bennett 10 8,963 ft
Tie City 15 8,528 ft
Dowdy Lake 70 8,176 ft
Lower Narrows 8 6,470 ft
Yellow Pine 19 8,338 ft
Vedauwoo 28 8,288 ft
Aspenglen - Rocky Mountain National Park 51 8,227 ft
Ansel Watrous 16 5,839 ft
West Lake 36 8,254 ft
Jacks Gulch 56 8,100 ft
Stove Prairie 9 6,068 ft
Narrows 5 6,470 ft
Mountain Park 54 6,678 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 53" 33° 1.23"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lower North Fork 182.0cfs 11.0 Mi III
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Upper North Fork 27.7cfs 9.0 Mi IV+ to V-
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
Big South 50.8cfs 12.0 Mi V to V+
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Spencer Heights 182.0cfs 2.5 Mi V- to V
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Rustic (Upper) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+

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