Gunnison - 05. Delta to Whitewater


Gunnison, Colorado, US

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05. Delta to Whitewater (Lower Gunnison)

Usual Difficulty I(II) (for normal flows)
Length 30 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
GUNNISON RIVER AT DELTA, CO
usgs-09144250 800 - 20000 cfs I(II) 00h51m 2050 cfs (running)
Optimal flows: 1,000 - 10,000 cfs. Flow information for this section corresponds to data from the 2013 Gunnison River Flow Study.



StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2013-07-31 21:16:29

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User Comments

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August 1 2012 (1729 days ago)
samdorsi (154246)
The river mileage quoted in the Falcon Guide is incorrect. From the put-in at Confluence Park in
Delta, CO to the Hwy. 141 bridge at Whitewater, CO the distance is 44 river miles. If you use a
lower common put-in for this trip at the Escalante Canyon bridge (Escalante Canyon Road off of Hwy
50), the distance down to Whitewater, CO is 29 river miles.


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Associated Projects

  • Gunnison Basin (Colorado) Stewardship Program
    Our new Gunnison River Basin program will define and protect recreational flow needs as part of regional and broader Upper Colorado River Basin stewardship strategies. By quantifying flow needs in the