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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 NEAR SLICK ROCK, CO
usgs-09168730 500 - 5000 cfs II-III+(IV) 01h16m 190 cfs (too low)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II-III+(IV)

Report - Reports of Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock 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
Dolores03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock [CO] Lower Dolores River Canon n/a Nathan Fey
Dolores [CO] Dropping the final hole 1200 cfs wreeves
2y226d12h34m @Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock Account of 11/14/14 0 cfs Nathan Fey
2y226d12h34m @Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock Account of 11/14/14 0 cfs Nathan Fey
2y226d12h34m @Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock Account of 11/14/14 0 cfs Nathan Fey
6y272d06h12m @Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock [CO] Dolores River 0 cfs Nathan Fey
7y72d15h16m @Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock [CO] Account of 04/18/10 n/a Nathan Fey
> 10 years @Dolores 03. Dove Creek Pump Station to Slickrock [CO] Snaggletooth Rapid 1230 cfs Thomas O'Keefe