Yampa River

Streamflow Weather Hydrology
March 22 2023

Yampa River Report

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Yampa River At Deerlodge Park reporting a streamflow rate of 436 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Yampa River, with a gage stage of 4.32 ft. This river is monitored from 7 different streamgauging stations along the Yampa River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 7,211 ft, the Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir.

The river is also a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts, featuring river runs like Cross Mountain Gorge, and Pumphouse to Double Bridges, a class I to II- run. Compare streamflow levels for nearby paddling destinations on the interactive map .

River Streamflow

Total discharge along the Yampa River

Streamgage Levels

Location Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
48 cfs 3.52 ft -5.75
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
33 cfs 2.47 ft 0
Yampa River At Steamboat Springs
USGS 09239500
86 cfs 1.16 ft 4.48
Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden
USGS 09244490
157 cfs 2.12 ft 7.53
Yampa River Below Craig
USGS 09247600
385 cfs 2.58 ft 36.52
Yampa River Near Maybell
USGS 09251000
355 cfs 1.31 ft 41.43
Yampa River At Deerlodge Park
USGS 09260050
436 cfs 4.32 ft 47.3

Peak Annual Discharge

Yampa River maximum total discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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