The Yampa River

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he Yampa River flows from the Park Range in Routt County. Created from the confluence of the Bear River and Phillips Creak, near the town of Yampa. Total length is 250 miles, the Yampa travels from high mountain valleys into the high desert of northwestern Colorado. The Yampa River is the last major free flowing river in the Colorado River Basin.
 

 

Yampa River Park to Transit Center:
Season: Spring-Fall
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: III
Length: 3 miles
Put-in: 209 River Road,
Steamboat Springs
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Transit Center to Pump Station:
Season: Spring-Fall
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: I
Length: na
Put-in: Transit Center
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Little Yampa Canyon:
Season: Spring-Fall
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: I-III
Length: 50 miles
Put-in: Hwy 13 South of Craig
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85 Road to Deer Park Lodge Road:
Season: Spring-Fall
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: IV-V
Length: na
Put-in: 85 Road, Maybell, CO
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Deer Lodge to Echo Park:
Season: Spring-Fall
Day Use Pass: na
Class of Rapids: II-IV
Length: 46 miles
Put-in: Deer Lodge
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Yampa Ruver at Steanboat Springs

  • Water Temp: 38.48 ° F
  • Flow: 76.7 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 1.22 ft
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Yampa River Below Craig, Co

  • Flow: 198 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 1.18 ft
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Yampa River Above Elkhead Creek Near Hayden, Co

  • Flow: 208 ft³/s
  • Water Level: 1.48 ft
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Yampa River Near Maybell, Co

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    River Manager 1:
    Yampa River State Park
    6185 West US 40
    Hayden, CO 81639
    970-276-2061

    River Manager 2:
    Bureau of Land Management
    Little Snake Field Office
    455 Emerson Street
    Craig, CO 81625
    970-826-5000