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Colorado Boulder Creek

Characteristics updated 1 day ago
Flow updated 1 day ago
Segment updated 7 days ago

River Characteristics

Description
Boulder Creek is a 31.4-mile-long creek draining the Rocky Mountains (Dam)  to the west of Boulder, Colorado, as well as the city itself and surrounding areas. There are several tributaries such as South Boulder Creek which offers excellent fishing and beautiful sceanery. 
Difficulty
Can be challenging if the creek is low or fast.
GPS 40.05165184,-105.1788754
Headwater
Dam
Reservoir
Clarity
⋅ May 17, 2022
Wadability
· For the most part...
Since this creek is dam released the wadabilty rating can vary. As of this writing (Aug 4, 2021), the creek is shallow with pockets of fast and deep water. 
Fishability
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Current Flow

Boulder Creek - Colorado
Gage Station Temp
Flow
(ft ³/s)
Mean
(ft ³/s)
boulder creek at north 75th st. near boulder, co n/a 79.4 186
boulder creek at mouth near longmont, co n/a 15.6 187
* Mean data is from Monday -- May 23, 2022
** Updated 1 day ago
*** streamflow is the volume of water flowing past a given point in the stream in a given period of time.(USGS)

Historical

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* Based on YTD -- 2022
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Segments

* 1 segment listed for the Boulder Creek
Name Fishy
Chapman Drive · Pretty Darn Fishy

Images

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Notations

Craig Hoffman
26 days ago
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Tough fishing. Just upstream from Elephant buttress. Good flows.

Known Fish

Known Fish of the Boulder Creek
Type Species Up To
Trout Brown 5 in.
Trout Brook 5 in.
* Fish likely to be found. Size is a approximation.