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Colorado River - utah
Updated Aug. 21, 2019, 9 a.m.
I to II
Feet / Mile
Streamflow 4250 cfs
Average 4000 cfs
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Current Weather 99° Hot
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This section below Cisco is about as mellow as a river can get.  It is an interesting contrast to the Westwater area just up river from here.  If you want a nice relaxing float that runs most of the year (except for iced up winter periods) then this area all the way down to Moab is where you want to be.  Awesome scenery here. Weather on the river today will be sunny and hot, with a high near 99. south wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

This run is accessible from just a single access point, Access - Cisco Boat Ramp, located along the Colorado River.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Streamflow Conditions

The Cisco to Hittle Bottom is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 4250cfs, about 19% above the average runnable rate of 4000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Cisco To Hittle Bottom are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Colorado River Near Cisco, Ut.

Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 2000cfs and a high of 20000cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across numerous class I to II obstacles as they float down this 24 mile stretch of the Colorado River.

Weather Overview: 99° Today, Hot

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning. to sunny and hot, with a high near 99. south wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 100° - 99°

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