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Whitewater River Run

New Mexico Rio Grande

Pilar/Race Course

Class III- TO IV- Easy

354 CFS

Too Low
68°, Isolated T-Storms Then T-Storms Likely

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Rio Grande are between a bare minimum of 400cfs and a high of 2,500cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 08276500, the Rio Grande Blw Taos Junction Bridge Near Taos Remember only watercraft are permitted at Pilar/Race Course.

Status Too Low
Class Level III- to IV-
Elevation 6,079 ft
Run Length 6.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 354 cfs
Gage Height 3.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage Rio Grande Blw Taos Junction Bridge Near Taos
USGS 08276500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Rio Grande Near Lobatos
USGS 08251500
178 cfs 1.3 ft
Costilla Creek Below Costilla Dam
USGS 08254000
1 cfs 1.2 ft
Culebra Creek At San Luis
USGS 08250000
22 cfs 0.5 ft
Casias Creek Near Costilla
USGS 08253000
6 cfs 3.5 ft
Rio Chama Near Chamita
USGS 08290000
96 cfs 3.8 ft
Santa Cruz River Near Cundiyo
USGS 08291000
26 cfs 4.7 ft
Mora River Near Golondrinas
USGS 07216500
24 cfs 1.5 ft
Red River Near Questa
USGS 08265000
46 cfs 2.7 ft
Rio Mora Near Terrero
USGS 08377900
23 cfs 1.3 ft
Embudo Creek At Dixon
USGS 08279000
49 cfs 9.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
South Colony
11" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Panchuela 6 8,330 ft
Aspen Basin 10 10,219 ft
Montoso - Wild Rivers Rec Area None 7,500 ft
Cebolla Mesa 5 7,372 ft
Holy Ghost 24 8,239 ft
Borrego Mesa 9 8,719 ft
Big Tesuque 10 9,723 ft
North Lake - Santa Cruz Lake 25 6,346 ft
Taos Junction None 6,071 ft
Jacks Creek 40 8,894 ft
Little Arsenic Springs None 7,498 ft
Big Arsenic Springs - Wild Rivers Rec Area None 7,516 ft
La Junta - Wild Rivers Rec Area None 7,465 ft
El Aguaje - Wild Rivers Rec Area None 7,467 ft
Orilla Verde Rec Area None 6,049 ft
Hodges 14 8,453 ft
Cowles 9 8,216 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Taos Ski Valley 0" 47° 0.15"
Sipapu Ski Area 0" 55° 0"
Ski Santa Fe 0" 42° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Pilar/Race Course 465.0cfs 6.0 Mi III- to IV-

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