The Big Thompson runs briefly in the spring but is mostly often paddled in the fall on random releases from Lake Estes.
Discharge for Big Thompson River below Lake Estes
|BIG THOMPSON RIVER BELOW LAKE ESTES|
|codwr-BTBLESCO0||200 - 500 cfs||II-IV+(V+)||08h03m||353 cfs (running)|
Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.
|Big Thompson [BC]||Big Thompson Estes Park to Fishng Access||n/a||wreeves|
|Big Thompson River [CO]||Garbage Disposal||n/a||Brian Adkins|
|1y355d02h11m||/Big Thompson River-Lake Estes to Drake [CO]||The big drop||0 cfs||wreeves|
|> 10 years||Big Thompson River [CO]||Numero Dos||330cfs||Brian Adkins|
|> 10 years||Big Thompson River [CO]||Small version #2||340cfs||Brian Adkins|