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UPPER SOUTH BOULDER CREEK

Whitewater River Run





Colorado South Boulder Creek

Upper South Boulder Creek

Class V+ Easy

9 CFS

Too Low
53°, Increasing Clouds

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the South Boulder Creek are between a bare minimum of 250cfs and a high of 800cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06730200, the Boulder Cr At North 75th St Nr Boulder Remember only watercraft are permitted at Upper South Boulder Creek.

Status Too Low
Class Level V+
Elevation 5,109 ft
Streamflow Discharge 9.1 cfs
Gage Height 4.4 ft
Reporting Streamgage Boulder Cr At North 75th St Nr Boulder
USGS 06730200

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
West Fork Clear Creek Abv Mouth Nr Empire
USGS 06716100
13 cfs 4.1 ft
Clear Creek At Mouth
USGS 06720000
34 cfs 3.3 ft
Cache La Poudre R Ab Boxelder C
USGS 06752280
3 cfs 0.9 ft
Williams Fork Above Darling Creek
USGS 09035700
18 cfs 4.6 ft
Monument Creek At Pikeview
USGS 07104000
20 cfs 4.3 ft
Grand Lake Outlet Blw Chipmunk Ln At Grand Lk
USGS 09014050
34 cfs 8.6 ft
Bear Creek At Mouth
USGS 06711500
16 cfs 2.4 ft
South Platte River At Henderson
USGS 06720500
322 cfs 3.8 ft
Left Hand Creek At Hover Road Near Longmont
USGS 06724970
12 cfs 6.0 ft
Colorado River At Windy Gap
USGS 09034250
265 cfs 5.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Long Draw Resv
SNOTEL 1123
45" 0"
Deadman Hill
SNOTEL 438
49" -1"
cheyenne wfo
SNOTEL CYSW4
3" -2"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
48" -1"
Roach
SNOTEL 718
54" -1"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
41" 0"
Crow Creek
SNOTEL 1045
21" -1"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
56" -1"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
41" -1"
Fool Creek
SNOTEL 1186
40" 0"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
35" -1"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
33" 0"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
36" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
53" -2"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
40" 0"
fort collins
SNOTEL FORC2
3" 0"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
60" -1"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
53" -1"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
64" -2"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
31" 0"
Black Mountain
SNOTEL 1161
31" -1"
Lake Irene
SNOTEL 565
69" 0"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
24" -2"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
47" -1"
Lake Eldora
SNOTEL 564
33" -1"
Jackwhacker Gulch
SNOTEL 935
32" 0"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
33" 0"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
6" 0"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
20" 0"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
32" -1"
Echo Lake
SNOTEL 936
18" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Aspen Meadow - Golden Gate Canyon State Park 35 9,000 ft
Meeker Park Overflow 29 8,611 ft
Pawnee 55 10,354 ft
Camp Dick 41 8,716 ft
Cold Springs 38 9,331 ft
Marys Lake - USBR 270 8,032 ft
Deer Creek 13 9,092 ft
Reverends Ridge - Golden Gate State Park 106 9,105 ft
Olive Ridge 56 8,361 ft
Peaceful Valley 17 8,552 ft
Meridian 18 9,013 ft
Kelly Dahl 46 8,615 ft
Hermit Park Open Space None 8,313 ft
Rainbow Lakes 16 9,961 ft
Longs Peak - Rocky Mountain National Park 26 9,397 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Ski Estes Park (Hidden Valley) 53" 33° 1.23"
Eldora Mountain Resort 33" 37° 0.61"
Echo Mountain Park 18" 38° 0.3"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Steven's Gulch to Bridges Take Out 182.0cfs 12.0 Mi III- to IV+
Golden Whitewater Park 3.92cfs 0.75 Mi II+
Upper Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
NSV 37.8cfs 13.0 Mi V+
Filter Plant 3.92cfs None Mi II to III+
SSV - Confluence to Picnic Grounds 37.8cfs 5.0 Mi V to V+
Rustic (Upper) 182.0cfs 20.0 Mi III to III+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Tunnel 1 to Golden Whitewater Park 60.7cfs None Mi III- to III+
October Hole 37.8cfs None Mi II
Gnar Section 405.0cfs 1.0 Mi V+
Idledale to Morrison 11.2cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V
Lower Boulder Canyon 42.0cfs None Mi IV- to V-
Lower Narrows 182.0cfs 0.5 Mi V- to V+
Upper South Boulder Creek 5.0cfs None Mi V+
Middle Narrows 182.0cfs 1.0 Mi IV to V-
Upper Clear Creek 60.7cfs 2.5 Mi IV- to IV+
Main Section 55.3cfs 3.0 Mi IV+ to V

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