Upper Colorado River Rafting Maps / Fly Fishing Maps: BLM Kremmling, Pump House, Radium, Statebridge
When someone imagines Colorado, the iconic storybook image of the mighty Colorado River is surly to come to mind. The Colorado River is the major connection piece for much America Southwest (Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona and Southern California. The Colorado River can be divided into two major parts: The Upper River Basin and The Lower Colorado River Basin. Our rafting, fly-fishing, multi-day experiential leadership (or team building) programs, and multi-sport adventure trips happen in the Upper Colorado River Watershed and more specifically mainly in the Upper Colorado River in the Upper Colorado River Basin.
Map of Upper Colorado River Watershed
This area is an amazing riparian ecosystem that nourishes much of Colorado’s western slope from wildlife habitat’s, recreation (rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, photography, hunting, ATV’s, and more), agriculture, petroleum production, education, and etc. To help gain perspective on the scope of this area, it is important to see the overall scope of this area, including the Upper Colorado River in the BLM’s land around Kremmling Colorado down through Glenwood Springs Colorado, through maps (and geography). Here is a great selection of BLM and various maps on the Upper Colorado River around Kremmling, the river corridor from Pumphouse to below state bridge.
Upper Colorado River Watershed Map 2
The Colorado Rivers’ headwaters are in the Western side of Rocky Mountain National Park. The river headwaters flow into Grand Lake (Colorado’s largest naturally forming lake). Then flows into Shadow Mountain Reservoir, then Lake Granby Reservoir. After exiting Lake Granby’s Dam, it flows about 35 miles, past Sulfur Springs, west through the town of Kremmling. Colorado. After Kremmling, it flows about another 73 miles (through upper and lower Gore Canyons) to where it combines with the Eagle River, East of steep Canyon running through Glenwood Springs.
Upper Colorado River Campgrounds: Pump House Campground; Radium Campground Map
Upper Colorado River Rafting and Fly Fishing Map: Pumphouse to Radium – Class III (4 miles and 2.5 hours river time)
Upper Colorado River Whitewater Rafting and Fly Fishing Map: Radium to Rancho Map; Class III (6 miles: 4 hours River time)
Upper Colorado River Whitewater Rafting and Fly Fishing Map: Rancho del Rio to State Bridge Map; Class II (4 miles : 1.5 hours river time)