Gore Creek - 02. East Vail Exit (I-70) to Eagle River


Gore Creek, Colorado, US

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02. East Vail Exit (I-70) to Eagle River

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)
Length 9.2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 67 fpm

Vail Playspot


Vail Playspot
Photo by Thomas O'Keefe © taken 06/05/04 @ 270 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
GORE CREEK ABV RED SANDSTONE CREEK AT VAIL, CO
usgs-09066325 300 - 2000 cfs III-IV 00h22m 17.4 cfs (too low)


River Description

This creek runs right through Vail and there's a great little play spot and rodeo site in the center of town. Access is relatively straightforward as the creek is paralleled by I-70. Watch for golf balls in upper part.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-02-27 11:54:49

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