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Colorado Taylor River

Characteristics updated over 1 year ago
Flow updated about 2 hours ago
Available Segments 1

The Taylor River is a tributary of the Gunnison River located in southwestern Colorado. It flows through the San Juan Mountains and is known for its fishing and rafting opportunities. The river is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a variety of recreational activities such as hiking, camping, and boating. The upper section of the river is characterized by steep, rocky canyons and fast-moving water. In contrast, the lower section features more gentle rapids and scenic views of the surrounding mountains.

Characteristics & Metrics

Headwater
Dam
Reservoir
Clarity
⋅ Sep 07, 2023
GPS
38.86027127,-106.5666966
Caught
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Current Flow

Taylor River - Colorado
Gage Station Temp
Flow
(ft ³/s)
Mean
(ft ³/s)
taylor river at taylor park, co. n/a n/a 447
taylor river below taylor park reservoir, co. n/a 103 566
taylor river at almont, co. n/a n/a 962
* Mean data is from Sunday - June 23, 2024
** Updated about 2 hours 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 -- 2024
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Additional Resources

River and steam flow data are acquired from multiped sources. This feature is only available in select states (Colorado only). Flows are updated multiple times a day. Data might be unavailable due to ice or other objects obstructing the gage.

TAYLOR RIVER BELOW TAYLOR PARK RESERVOIR, CO.
Update about 2 hours ago

Flow: 560 cfs

Data Source: USGS
TAYLOR RIVER AT ALMONT, CO.
Update about 2 hours ago

Flow: 986 cfs

Data Source: USGS

Segments

* 1 segment listed for the Taylor River
Name Fishy Updated
Right below the Dam/Tailwater · Pretty Darn Fishy almost 2 years ago

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Notations

Known Fish

Known Fish of the Taylor River
Type Species Up To
Trout Rainbow 30 in.
Trout Brown 30 in.
* Fish likely to be found. Size is a approximation.