We have no additional information about how various flows affect ability to run or play on this section of river. If you can provide additional information, please either directly contact the StreamTeam member for this reach, or add a 'comment' or a 'report' with your information to help out your fellow boaters.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR NATHROP, CO
usgs-07091200 300 - 5000 cfs II(III) 23h53m 2630 cfs (running)
gauge class High-moderate to high flow.
Gauge (1055 sq.mi.drainage) lies ~25 miles upstream, so may vary somewhat from actual flow here.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
300 - 600 cfs barely runnable-med runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning Very low to low-boatable.
600 -1000 cfs barely runnable-med runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning Low to low-moderate flow.
1000 -2500 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning Low-moderate to high-moderate flow.
2500 -5000 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning High-moderate to high flow.

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
1y307d07h33m /Arkansas-08. Salida to Rincon [CO] Ripping up the Salida playwark 0 cfs Nathan Fey
2y28d06h05m /Arkansas-08. Salida to Rincon [CO] FIBARK - 2017 more n/a David Martin
2y28d06h08m /Arkansas-08. Salida to Rincon [CO] FIBARK - 2017 n/a David Martin
5y55d08h29m /Arkansas-08. Salida to Rincon Account of 05/23/14 0 cfs Nathan Fey
7y219d18h54m /Arkansas-08. Salida to Rincon [CO] Account of 12/11/11 0 cfs Troy Harcourt
8y292d23h05m /Arkansas-08. Salida to Rincon [CO] Salida Play Park a good level Brett Mayer