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Utah Yellowstone River

Yellowstone River (Swift Creek To Reservoir)

Class II TO II+ Difficulty


79°, Partly Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

The Yellowstone River run, from Swift Creek to the reservoir, is a Class II-III river with scenic views of the Uinta Mountains. This section has some obstacles such as boulders and log jams, but they are easily navigated. The best time to float this section is in late spring or early summer, when the water levels are high and the rapids are more challenging. A flow rate of 1,500-2,000 cfs is recommended for a fun and safe trip. Overall, this is a great river run for intermediate paddlers looking for an exciting day on the water.

Weather today, A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Status Runnable
Class Level II to II+
Elevation 7,659 ft
Run Length 2.2 Mi
Gradient 100 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 528 cfs
Gauge Height 7.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage Yellowstone R. At Bridge Campgrnd
USGS 09292000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Duchesne R Ab Uinta R Near Randlett
USGS 09295100
1,780 cfs 6.7 ft
Duchesne River Near Tabiona
USGS 09277500
364 cfs 2.1 ft
Lake Fork River Bl Moon Lake Nr Mountain Home
USGS 09291000
770 cfs 3.0 ft
Duchesne River Near Randlett
USGS 09302000
2,040 cfs 9.7 ft
Yellowstone R. At Bridge Campgrnd
USGS 09292000
528 cfs 7.3 ft
Uinta River At Randlett
USGS 09301500
295 cfs 5.6 ft
White River Bl Tabbyune C Near Soldier Summit
USGS 09312600
26 cfs 2.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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