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LODORE TO ECHO PARK

Green River - colorado
Updated Aug. 21, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Class
III to III+
Moderate
Length
19.0
Miles
Gradient
14.0
Feet / Mile
Status RUNNABLE
Streamflow 2810 cfs
Average 3000 cfs
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Current Weather 98° 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 98. south wind 5 to 11 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 2810cfs, about -4% 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: 98° Today, Sunny

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. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. to mostly sunny, with a high near 99. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 100° - 99°



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