Colorado River


36 Streamgauges
Max Discharge: 9,300 cfs Deepest Point: 65.46ft

Maximum discharge along the river was observed at the Colorado River Above Diamond Creek Nr Peach Spring with a streamflow rate of 9,300 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Colorado River Below Parker Dam reporting a gauge stage of 65.46 ft. This river is monitored from 36 different streamgauging stations along the Colorado River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 8,756 ft, the Colorado R Below Baker Gulch. The river is also a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts, featuring river runs like Barrel Springs, and Burns to Dotsero, a class I to IV run. Compare streamflow levels for nearby paddling destinations on the interactive map .


River Levels

Location Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Colorado R Below Baker Gulch
USGS 09010500
30 cfs 4.36 ft 11.28
Colorado River Bl Shadow Mountain Reservoir
USGS 09015000
48 cfs 1.64 ft 0
Colorado River Below Lake Granby
USGS 09019000
21 cfs 3.21 ft 0
Colorado River Near Granby
USGS 09019500
31 cfs 1.15 ft 0
Colorado River At Windy Gap
USGS 09034250
330 cfs 4.42 ft 12.24
Colorado River Near Kremmling
USGS 09058000
513 cfs 4.27 ft 13.25
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
968 cfs 2.27 ft 18.63
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
1470 cfs 3.87 ft 17.6
Colorado River Near Cameo
USGS 09095500
1470 cfs 3.75 ft 0
Colorado River Near Colorado-Utah State Line
USGS 09163500
2600 cfs 3.14 ft -11.56
Colorado River Near Cisco
USGS 09180500
2830 cfs 2.21 ft -0.7
Colorado River At Potash
USGS 09185600
3090 cfs 6.61 ft 13.6
Colorado River At Lees Ferry
USGS 09380000
7250 cfs 7.8 ft -8.23
Colorado River Near Grand Canyon
USGS 09402500
8080 cfs 6.46 ft -0.62
Colorado Rv Nr Gail
USGS 08117995
0 cfs 0.3 ft -50
Colorado Rv Nr Ira
USGS 08119500
817 cfs 3.92 ft
Colorado Rv At Colorado City
USGS 08121000
1 cfs 3.91 ft 6.49
Colorado Rv Abv Silver
USGS 08123850
0 cfs 2.01 ft -46.67
Colorado Rv At Robert Lee
USGS 08124000
0 cfs 0.77 ft 0
Colorado Rv Nr Ballinger
USGS 08126380
1 cfs 4.27 ft 17.86
Colorado Rv Nr Stacy
USGS 08136700
4 cfs 3.69 ft -4.29
Colorado River Above Diamond Creek Nr Peach Spring
USGS 09404200
9300 cfs 48.56 ft 0.22
Colorado Rv Nr San Saba
USGS 08147000
152 cfs 2.43 ft -16.94
Colorado River Below Davis Dam
USGS 09423000
5050 cfs 9.14 ft -3.81
Colorado Rv At Austin
USGS 08158000
135 cfs 10.88 ft 1.5
Colorado River Below Parker Dam
USGS 09427520
2300 cfs 65.46 ft -30.09
Colorado Rv At Bastrop
USGS 08159200
287 cfs 2.32 ft -14.07
Colorado Rv At Smithville
USGS 08159500
349 cfs 1.19 ft -14.25
Colorado River Below Palo Verde Dam
USGS 09429100
3990 cfs 1.4 ft -15.47
Colorado Rv Abv La Grange
USGS 08160400
440 cfs 2.63 ft 8.37
Colorado Rv At Columbus
USGS 08161000
425 cfs 9.41 ft -12.55
Colorado River Below Laguna Dam
USGS 09429600
323 cfs 4.23 ft 2.87
Colorado R Blw Yuma Main Canal Ww At Yuma
USGS 09521100
1190 cfs 10.59 ft 0.85
Colorado Rv At Wharton
USGS 08162000
668 cfs 8.25 ft -12.79
Colorado Rv Nr Bay City
USGS 08162500
2310 cfs 3.5 ft -62.32
Colorado Rv Nr Wadsworth
USGS 08162501
1320 cfs 1.57 ft 4.76


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