The Cimarron River

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The Cimarron River is a 22 mile tributary of the Gunnison River. The confluence with the Gunnison is in the Black Canyon. There are issues with stream flows once the Cimarron starts down into Pleasant Valley resulting from agriculture water rights.

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Big Cimarron Campground to Cimarron Road Bridge:

Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: V+
Length: 10.2 miles
Put-in: Big Cimarron Campground
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Cimarron to the Gunnison River:

Season: Spring- Summer
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: V
Length: 1 miles*
Put-in: Cimarron Hwy 50
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*Note: From the Put-in to the Newberry Store is at least a mile

   

Cimarron River Near Cimarron, Co

  • Flow: 87.0 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 1.79 ft
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