Gauge Description:

Low: 600 - 1,000 cfs
Med: 1,000 - 2,200 cfs
High: 2,200 cfs and up

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
ARKANSAS RIVER BELOW GRANITE, CO
usgs-07087050 200 - 5000 cfs III 00h27m 2020 cfs (running)
gauge class Low-moderate to high-moderate flows.
Gauge (546 sq.mi.drainage) lies miles upstream of this run, so may somewhat misstate actual flow in run.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
200 - 600 cfs barely runnable-med runnable III gauge is important or has warning Very low to low.
600 -1000 cfs barely runnable-med runnable III gauge is important or has warning Low to low-moderate.
1000 -2200 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable III gauge is important or has warning Low-moderate to high-moderate flows.
2200 -5000 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable III gauge is important or has warning High-moderate to high flows.

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Arkansas [CO] (RM) Dave at Take-Out Play Hole 960 Robert Maxwell
Arkansas [CO] Fractions 800 cfs Matt Muir