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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Yampa River

Yampa Canyon

Class III TO III+ Difficulty


Too Low
81°, Sunny

The Yampa Canyon River Run in Colorado offers an exhilarating whitewater rafting experience. This stretch of the Yampa River features Class III-IV rapids, including Warm Springs, Big Joe, and Teepee. The best time of year to float this section of water is typically from May to July, with peak flows in June. Recommended CFS levels for a thrilling ride are between 1,000-4,000. Paddlers should be prepared for challenging obstacles such as steep drops, tight channels, and large waves. Overall, the Yampa Canyon River Run is a must-do for experienced rafters looking for a thrilling adventure in a stunning wilderness setting.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 81. Light south southeast wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning.

Status Too Low
Class Level III to III+
Elevation 5,598 ft
Run Length 71.0 Mi
Gradient 12 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 209 cfs
Gauge Height 2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Yampa River At Deerlodge Park
USGS 09260050

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