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Green River - colorado
Updated Oct. 21, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Feet / Mile
Streamflow 2300 cfs
Average 3000 cfs
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Current Weather 85° Sunny
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This run is also known as the Gates of Lodore and was run by the Powell expeditions in the 1800's.  Since this run's flow is controlled by Flaming Gorge Dam the season runs all year.  Permits are tough to come by but this run should be on your multi-day todo list. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 85. south southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

This run is accessible from 2 public boat access points along the Green River. The Lodore to Echo Park is also ideal for multi day paddlers as the run features numerous campsites. Campers will find 9 riverside campsites as the run winds its way through 19 miles of the beautiful Green River.

Season Begins: January & Ends: December

Streamflow Conditions

The Lodore to Echo Park is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 2300cfs, about -10% below the average runnable rate of 3000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Lodore To Echo Park are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Green River At Green River, Ut.

Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Green River are between a bare minimum of 800cfs and a high of 6000cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across 8 class III to III+ obstacles as they float down this 19 mile stretch of the Green River.

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Hells Half Mile Class III to IV 5150.31 Feet
Winnies Rapid Class II Feet
Upper Disaster Falls Class III to III+ 5271.95 Feet
Lower Disaster Falls Class III to III+ 5490.49 Feet
Harp Falls Class III to III+ 5256.85 Feet
Triplet Falls Class III to III+ 5167.53 Feet
Unnamed Rapid Class II to II+ 5324.74 Feet
Unnamed Rapid Class II 5298.7 Feet

Weather Overview: 85° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Sunny, with a high near 72. to sunny, with a high near 85. south southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 72° - 85°

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