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Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

Recommended minimum flows are 200 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. River users can expect approximately 19 days with flows of 2000 cfs which is ideal for this section. In some years there are no boatable flows. Check with the Dolores Water Conservancy District for information on the timing of spring releases.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
DOLORES RIVER BELOW MCPHEE RESERVOIR
codwr-DOLBMCCO0 800 - 5000 cfs II-III(IV) 08h32m 75.5 cfs (too low)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
800 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II-III(IV)

Report - Reports of Dolores 02. Bradfield Launch (McPhee Reservoir) to Dove Creek Pump Station and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Dolores02. Bradfield Launch (McPhee Reservoir) to Dove Creek Pump Station [CO] Snaggletooth 4600 Nathan Fey
Dolores [CO] Dolores day one 1600 cfs wreeves
339d02h20m /Dolores-2. Bradfield Launch (McPhee Reservoir) to Dove Creek Pump Station [CO] Account of 09/13/16 0 cfs Nathan Fey
2y278d01h36m /Dolores-2. Bradfield Launch (McPhee Reservoir) to Dove Creek Pump Station Account of 11/14/14 0 cfs Nathan Fey
6y323d19h14m /Dolores-2. Bradfield Launch (McPhee Reservoir) to Dove Creek Pump Station [CO] Dolores River 0 cfs Nathan Fey
> 10 years Dolores [CO] Dolores River Putin n/a Craig Irwin
> 10 years @Dolores 02. Bradfield Launch (McPhee Reservoir) to Dove Creek Pump Station [CO] Dolores River 1380 cfs Thomas O'Keefe