Dolores River

7 Streamgauges
Max Discharge: 103 cfs Deepest Point: 7.15ft

Maximum discharge along the river was observed at the Dolores River Near Cisco with a streamflow rate of 103 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Dolores River Near Gateway reporting a gauge stage of 7.15 ft. This river is monitored from 7 different streamgauging stations along the Dolores River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 8,421 ft, the Dolores River Below Rico.

The river is also a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts, featuring river runs like Dolores Canyon (Bradfield to Slickrock), and Gateway to Dewey Bridge (Colorado River), a class III- 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
Dolores River Below Rico
USGS 09165000
35 cfs 3.14 ft -17.48
Dolores River At Dolores
USGS 09166500
75 cfs 3.29 ft -10.61
Dolores River Near Slick Rock
USGS 09168730
19 cfs 3.56 ft -2.04
Dolores River At Bedrock
USGS 09169500
31 cfs 0.8 ft 60.31
Dolores River Near Bedrock
USGS 09171100
38 cfs 2.32 ft -19.79
Dolores River Near Gateway
USGS 09179450
46 cfs 7.15 ft -23.1
Dolores River Near Cisco
USGS 09180000
103 cfs 7.02 ft -22.56

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