Swallow Canyon To Lodore


This is mainly a scenic run through the Browns Park Wildlife Refuge.  Note: you must have a Lodore permit to float all the way to the Lodore boat ramp.  Otherwise you will need to take out at the Crook Boat ramp.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Green River are between a bare minimum of 1,000cfs and a high of 8,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09234500, the Green River Near Greendale Remember only watercraft are permitted at Swallow Canyon to Lodore.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Henrys Fork Near Manila
USGS 09229500
165 cfs 3.6 ft
Green River Near Greendale
USGS 09234500
1,490 cfs 9.0 ft
White River Below Boise Creek
USGS 09306290
752 cfs 3.5 ft
Blacks Fork Near Little America
USGS 09224700
192 cfs 4.4 ft
White River Near Watson
USGS 09306500
630 cfs 2.6 ft
Green River Near Jensen
USGS 09261000
7,660 cfs 5.5 ft
Ashley Cr Abv Sp Nr Vernal Ut
USGS 09265500
4 cfs 3.9 ft
Corral Gulch Near Rangely
USGS 09306242
0 cfs 1.1 ft
Birch Spring Draw At Fgnra Boundary Nr Manila
USGS 09230300
4 cfs 2.7 ft
Yampa River At Deerlodge Park
USGS 09260050
2,560 cfs 4.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Indian Crossing 13 5,469 ft
Bridge Hollow None 5,469 ft
Swinging Bridge - Browns Wildlife Area 15 5,409 ft
Echo Park - Dinosaur National Monument 17 5,094 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Lodore to Echo Park 2600.0cfs 19.0 Mi III to III+
Split Mountain to Ouray 888.0cfs 71.0 Mi I
A Section 1810.0cfs 7.0 Mi I to II
Swallow Canyon to Lodore 888.0cfs 19.2 Mi I
Split Mountain 888.0cfs 8.5 Mi II+ to IV-
Whirlpool Canyon - Echo Park to Rainbow Park 888.0cfs 16.5 Mi II to III
B Section 1810.0cfs None Mi II+ to III-
C Section 1810.0cfs 11.0 Mi II- to II