Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
reporting a streamflow rate of cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Mancos River, with a gauge stage of
ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Mancos River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the
About the mancos river
The Mancos River is located in southwest Colorado and runs for approximately 80 miles. The river has a rich history, having been used by ancient Puebloan cultures for irrigation and water supply. Today, the river is primarily used for agricultural purposes and is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. The river is fed by snowmelt and runoff from surrounding mountains, which provides a consistent flow throughout the year. Several reservoirs and dams have been constructed along the river, including the Jackson Gulch Dam, which provides irrigation water for the surrounding agricultural communities. Overall, the Mancos River is an important resource for both human use and ecological health in the region.