Minimum flows are 250 cfs for canoes/kayaks/inflatables, 800 cfs for small rafts to 14 ft., 1000 cfs for large rafts to 18 ft. Flow information hotline 970.565.7562. Flows of 2000 cfs are ideal for this section. In some years boatable flows are limited. Check with the Dolores Water Conservancy District for information on the timing of spring releases from McPhee Dam.
|DOLORES RIVER NEAR BEDROCK, CO.|
|usgs-09171100||800 - 5000 cfs||II+||00h49m||62.6 cfs (too low)|
Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.
|3y162d07h40m||/Dolores-5. Bedrock to Gateway [CO]||Account of 09/13/16||0 cfs||Nathan Fey|
|6y196d10h32m||/Dolores-5. Bedrock to Gateway [CO]||The once mighty Dolores River||0 cfs||Nathan Fey|
|9y97d00h09m||/Dolores-5. Bedrock to Gateway||Account of 11/20/10||0 cfs||Nathan Fey|
|9y97d00h33m||/Dolores-5. Bedrock to Gateway||Hanging Flume on the Dolores River||0 cfs||Nathan Fey|