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Colorado Boulder Creek

Characteristics updated 4 months ago
Flow updated about 1 hour ago
Available Segments 1

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
⋅ Jun 24, 2022
Flows are decreasing daily, which is helping the clarity.
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. 
Caught
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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 30.2 23.3
boulder creek at mouth near longmont, co n/a 19.3 24.1
* Mean data is from Thursday -- September 29, 2022
** Updated about 1 hour 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 Updated
Chapman Drive · Pretty Darn Fishy 3 months ago

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Notations

Craig Hoffman
5 months ago
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.