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Colorado Gunnison River

Characteristics updated about 2 months ago
Flow updated about 7 hours ago

River Characteristics

Description
The Gunnison River is a river in the western United States, located in the state of Colorado. It is a major tributary of the Colorado River, and it is known for its rugged and scenic beauty. The river begins in the high mountains of the San Juan Range in southwestern Colorado, and flows for about 245 miles before joining the Colorado River near Grand Junction. Along its course, the river passes through several scenic canyons, including the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, which is known for its steep and narrow gorge. The river is popular for rafting and other recreational activities, and it is also an important source of water for irrigation and other uses.
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Reservoir
Clarity
⋅ Dec 06, 2022
Frozen until spring
Wadability
· Rocky, Fast Current
Wadabilty varies. Use good judgment. 
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Current Flow

Gunnison River - Colorado
Gage Station Temp
Flow
(ft ³/s)
Mean
(ft ³/s)
gunnison river near gunnison, co. n/a 263 n/a
gunnison river at gunnison whitewater park, co 56 n/a n/a
gunnison river below gunnison tunnel, co 56 357 341
gunnison river at delta, co 40 587 535
gunnison river near grand junction, co. 39 1010 Ice
gunnison river at cnty rd 32 below gunnison, co 39 313 Ice
* Mean data is from Friday -- February 03, 2023
** Updated about 7 hours ago
*** streamflow is the volume of water flowing past a given point in the stream in a given period of time.(USGS)

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* Based on YTD -- 2023
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