Arkansas - 05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge


Arkansas, Colorado, US

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05. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge

Usual Difficulty III (for normal flows)
Length 6 Miles

Photo#885453


Photo taken 08/10/15

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR NATHROP, CO
usgs-07091200 300 - 5000 cfs III 01h07m 2940 cfs (running)
High-moderate to high flows. Gauge (1055 sq.mi.drainage) is a few miles downstream, but should be reasonably accurate for water in this run.


River Description

This is a section that doesn't get too much attention. It it mostly II/III with a lowhead dam that is runnable halfway through the run.

See Colorado Rivers and Creeks II, by Banks and Eckardt (The Bible), for info on this and most of the other kewl runs of Colorado.

Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.

See also Pinecreek (Class IV/V),
The Numbers (Class IV),
Fractions/ Frogrock/ Milkrun (Class III),
Buena Vista (Class III),
Browns Canyon (Class III),
Salida (Class III),
Rincon (Class III),
Pinnacle Rock (Class III),
Royal Gorge (Class III/IV).


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-10-08 03:34:48

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