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Whitewater River Run

Colorado White River

White River

Class II


Too High
66°, Showers Likely Then Showers

The White River River Run in Colorado offers a thrilling experience with Class III-IV rapids for intermediate and advanced paddlers. The best time to float this section of the river is from late May to early July when the water levels are around 1,000-2,000 cfs. The river runs through a narrow, rocky canyon with challenging obstacles such as The Needle's Eye and The Waterfall. Paddlers should be prepared for technical maneuvers and swift currents. Overall, the White River River Run is a thrilling adventure for experienced paddlers seeking a challenging river experience.

Weather today, Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Status Too High
Class Level II
Elevation 5,399 ft
Run Length 37.0 Mi
Gradient 10 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 2770 cfs
Gauge Height 5.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage White River Below Boise Creek
USGS 09306290

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Colo River Blw Grd Valley Div Nr Palisade Co
USGS 09106150
15,600 cfs 9.2 ft
White River Below Boise Creek
USGS 09306290
3,040 cfs 6.1 ft
White River Near Watson
USGS 09306500
3,130 cfs 5.9 ft
Plateau Creek Near Cameo
USGS 09105000
1,590 cfs 6.9 ft
Colorado River Near Colorado-Utah State Line
USGS 09163500
27,600 cfs 11.3 ft
Colorado River Near Cameo
USGS 09095500
14,800 cfs 9.5 ft
White R Ab Crooked Wash Nr White River City
USGS 09306224
1,510 cfs ft
Yellow Creek Near White River
USGS 09306255
3 cfs 5.1 ft
Gunnison River Near Grand Junction
USGS 09152500
8,450 cfs 8.0 ft
White River Below Meeker
USGS 09304800
3,300 cfs 8.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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