canyon status

Canyoning Colorado runs these canyons on a regular basis for its commercial tours; please check departure times on each canyon page for more information. This information should be understood as a reference-only and not as a recommendation. Conditions can change dramatically after significant weather events and even on a daily basis. Any group or individual descending any of these canyons should do their own assessment of current conditions including weather forecast, water level and terrain status, and ensure all members of the group have the necessary skills and equipment to descend safely.

Canyoning Colorado offers canyoning workshops and training for those who want to acquire new skills and improve their confidence in aquatic canyons.

Canyon name Water Level Remarks Last Update
Angel Creek
Low
No significant water hazards are present.
Winter conditions 12/01/2023
Portland + Angel Combo
Normal
Normal flow for this canyon.
winter conditions 07/28/2023
Bear Creek
High
Water hazards require specific technical knowledge to overcome. For experienced canyoneers only.
Winter Conditions 12/01/2023
Cascade Creek
Medium
Higher-than-normal flow for this canyon, beware of increased aquatic challenges.
winter conditions 07/24/2023
Corbett Creek
High
Water hazards require specific technical knowledge to overcome. For experienced canyoneers only.
winter conditions 07/28/2023
Oak Creek
Low
No significant water hazards are present.
Winter Conditions 12/01/2023
Portland Creek
Normal
Normal flow for this canyon.
winter conditions 07/28/2023
Upper Uncompahgre
Medium
Higher-than-normal flow for this canyon, beware of increased aquatic challenges.
winter conditions 12/01/2023
Weehawken Creek
Very High
Descent NOT recommended.
winter conditions 07/28/2023

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Ouray weather forecast

The below weather map is provided by Windy.com and shows the accummulated rainfall forecast for the next 24h in the Ouray and adjacent areas.