Rio Grande - 1. Hoodoos: Redford to Colorado Canyon (15.75 miles)

Rio Grande, Texas, US


1. Hoodoos: Redford to Colorado Canyon (15.75 miles)

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 15.75 Miles
Avg. Gradient 6 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Rio Grande nr Castolon, TX
usgs-08374550 500 - 10000 cfs II-III 00h44m 528 cfs (running)
Best boatable levels uncertain. Help us out! Add a comment or 'report'. Gauge is about 60 miles downstream, and may not accurately reflect flow in this reach.

River Description

For more information, see Texas Whitewater 2nd Edition.
See also Big Bend National Park and their descriptive site, Floating the Rio.
See also the descriptions in Southwest Paddler.

Put-in is approximately 2490' elevation.
Take-out is approximately 2400' elevation.
Therefore total elevation change is approximately 90'.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-07-13 21:35:05

Rapid Descriptions

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