Gauge Description:

The gauge is visual, there is a painted board located at the Big South Campground (the takeout). It was washed away in 2003 and replaced and needs to be recalibrated. Until then a good guess is that below 2' is low, 2' to 3' is medium, and above 3' is high.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
LA POUDRE PASS CREEK BELOW LONG DRAW RESERVOIR
codwr-LAPLODCO0 350 - 950 cfs V+ 00h42m 0 cfs (too low)
Releases from Long Draw add to native flows in the Poudre below Poudre Lake.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
350 - 950 cfs barely runnable-high runnable V+ gauge is important or has warning