Gauge Description:

Low: 600 - 1,000 cfs
Med: 1,000 - 2,500 cfs
High: 2,500 cfs and up

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR NATHROP, CO
usgs-07091200 300 - 5000 cfs III 00h49m 685 cfs (running)
gauge class Low to low-moderate flows.
Gauge (1055 sq.mi.drainage) is a few miles downstream, but should be reasonably accurate for water in this run.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
300 - 600 cfs barely runnable-med runnable III gauge is important or has warning Very Low to low-boatable.
600 -1000 cfs barely runnable-med runnable III gauge is important or has warning Low to low-moderate flows.
1000 -2500 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable III gauge is important or has warning Low-moderate to high-moderate flows.
2500 -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
4y360d07h27m /Arkansas-E. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge Account of 08/10/15 0 cfs Nathan Fey
6y113d11h09m /Arkansas-E. Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge [CO] ~3000cfs n/a Billy McMahon
> 10 years Arkansas [CO] Loop (SH) n/a Stephen Hales