Fremont Canyon (Torrey To Capitol Reef)


This run progresses from casual class II water to class V as you enter into where the canyon narrows.  Plan on scouting most everything as you get in the canyon due to some drops that would not be wise to run blindly.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Fremont River are between a bare minimum of 130cfs and a high of 220cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09330000, the Fremont River Near Bicknell Remember only watercraft are permitted at Fremont Canyon (Torrey to Capitol Reef).

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Ferron Creek (Upper Station) Near Ferron
USGS 09326500
20 cfs 5.8 ft
Seven Mile Creek Near Fish Lake
USGS 09329050
26 cfs 4.6 ft
Escalante River Near Escalante
USGS 09337500
1 cfs 1.2 ft
Salina Creek Near Emery
USGS 10205030
7 cfs 2.4 ft
Fremont River Near Bicknell
USGS 09330000
54 cfs 3.9 ft
Sevier River Blw San Pitch River
USGS 10217000
52 cfs 4.6 ft
Muddy Creek Near Emery
USGS 09330500
14 cfs 3.3 ft
Pine Creek Near Escalante
USGS 09337000
2 cfs 1.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Beaver Dams
SNOTEL 329
7" -2"
Squaw Springs
SNOTEL 1156
1" 0"
Pickle Keg
SNOTEL 691
23" -2"
Clayton Springs
SNOTEL 983
10" -1"
Gooseberry Rs Up
SNOTEL 1184
8" -4"
Lonesome Beaver
SNOTEL 1261
4" -131"
Red Pine Ridge
SNOTEL 714
19" -3"
Gbrc Hq
SNOTEL 1221
14" -3"
Dill'S Camp
SNOTEL 444
13" -2"
Wrigley Creek
SNOTEL 1228
12" -2"
Mammoth-Cottonwood
SNOTEL 612
24" -2"
Farnsworth Lake
SNOTEL 475
50" -1"
Gbrc Meadows
SNOTEL 1222
38" -1"
Donkey Reservoir
SNOTEL 452
12" -1"
Upper Joes Valley
SNOTEL 1227
6" -2"
Mt Baldy
SNOTEL 1224
42" -1"
Sunflower Flat
SNOTEL 1249
14" -2"
Widtsoe #3
SNOTEL 865
14" -1"
Rees Flat
SNOTEL 1217
13" -1"
Seeley Creek
SNOTEL 742
22" -3"
Thistle Flat
SNOTEL 1226
18" -2"
Huntington Horse
SNOTEL 1216
35" -1"
Fish Lake Utah
SNOTEL 1149
6" -2"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Lower Bowns 4 7,419 ft
Sunglow 5 7,252 ft
Pleasant Creek 30 8,670 ft
Elkhorn 6 9,809 ft
Singletree 27 8,286 ft
Fruita - Capitol Reef National Park 71 5,438 ft
Cathedral Valley - Capitol Reef National Park 6 6,923 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Fremont Canyon (Torrey to Capitol Reef) 53.8cfs 9.0 Mi V to V+
Calf Creek to Lake Powell 53.8cfs 73.0 Mi III- to III
I-70 to Tomsich Butte 13.9cfs 30.0 Mi II to III-