Gauge Description:

Colorado Watertalk: 303-831-7135, Division 1, Station 6 (1*6*). South Boulder below Gross Reservoir. Division 1, Station 7 (1*7*). South Boulder Creek near Eldorado Springs.

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Season is May ~ September. * Depending upon water contracts this run can fire at will.
Runnable flows start at 90 cfs on the Eldorado springs gauge (bring a rental boat!).

Recommended minimum flows are +-150 cfs on the Eldorado gauge(1*7*).

Ice plays a regular factor in the early spring.

Class IV(V+) <450cfs below Gross Res.(1*6*)

Class IV+(V+) >450cfs below Gross Res.(1*6*)

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SOUTH BOULDER CREEK BELOW GROSS RESERVOIR
codwr-BOCBGRCO0 180 - 750 cfs IV(V+) 01h30m 135 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
180 - 280 cfs barely runnable-perfect runnable IV(V+) gauge is important or has warning
280 - 500 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable IV(V+) gauge is important or has warning
500 - 750 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable IV(V+) gauge is important or has warning

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