White - 02. Rangely to Bonanza Bridge

White, Colorado, US


02. Rangely to Bonanza Bridge

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 80 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-09306290 700 - 10000 cfs I-II 63d20h30m 389 cfs (too low)

River Description

The White River flows west out of Rangely, Colorado, toward Bonanza, Utah.

This 54 mile section has multiple options for trip length. The White River is a meandering float with typical Western Colorado sights and scenes.

reference: The Floaters Guide to Colorado, D. Wheat
Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-10-14 20:42:18


Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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June 7 2011 (2785 days ago)
x (1)
New rapid on the section between bonanza and Enron BLM at flow of 3600. At about 4 miles in, there
is a large wave train on a bend with strainers in the runout. Easily scoutable and can be portaged.

Associated Projects

  • Basin Non-Consumptive Needs Assesments (CO)
    AW is working to define stream-flows that meet recreational boating needs across Colorado. In both the Colorado and Yampa River Basin's, AW has helped develop baseline data for whitewater recreation