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Rio Grande, Colorado

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AW Class: III-IV
Length: 8 miles
Average Gradient: 38 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.72908
Longitude: -107.23381

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.77448
Longitude: -107.14028


Paddling Rivers Near Rio Grande, Colorado:

   Rio Grande, Hinsdale County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Rio Grande Reservoir to 12 miles above Creede)

   Lake Fork Gunnison River, Hinsdale/Gunnison County, 18 miles away
      Class III - 3.6 miles long (Lake City Town Run)

   Henson Creek, Hinsdale County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V - 6.7 miles long (Above Nellie Creek to 1/2 mile from Lake City)

   Piedra River, Hinsdale/ Archuleta County, 24 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12 miles long (Upper Piedra Campground to 1st Fork Bridge)

   Wolf Creek, Mineral County, 27 miles away
      Class IV+ - 0.25 miles long (Downstream from Highway 160 Bridge)

   Rio Grande, Mineral/Rio Grande County, 27 miles away
      Class II - 12 miles long (Wagon Wheel Gap to South Fork)

   Vallecito Creek, La Plata County, 27 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (1 mile above Vallecito Campground)

   Whitewater Outfitter - AAA Pagosa Outside, Archuleta County, 28 miles away
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   Whitewater Outfitter - Pagosa Rafting Outfitters, Archuleta County, 28 miles away
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   Whitewater Outfitter - Canyon REO, Archuleta County, 29 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   San Juan River, Archuleta County, 29 miles away
      Class II-III - 13.4 miles long (Pagosa to Trujillo Road)

   San Juan River, Archuleta County, 29 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Pagosa Springs Town Run)


Hotels near Rio Grande, Colorado:

Surf Chateau, Buena Vista
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17.7 miles away
Alpine Inn Of Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Springs
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28 miles away
Econo Lodge Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Springs
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28.3 miles away
Elkwood ManorLuxury Bed Breakfast, Pagosa Springs
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29.1 miles away
Quality Inn Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Springs
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29.3 miles away
Fireside Inn And Cabins, Pagosa Springs
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29.5 miles away
Teller House, Silverton
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33.1 miles away
St.Elmo Hotel, Ouray
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36.6 miles away
China Clipper Inn, Ouray
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36.6 miles away
Bridal Veil Bed And Breakfast, Ouray
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36.6 miles away
China Clipper Inn, Ouray
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36.6 miles away
Beaumont Hotel And Spa, Ouray
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36.6 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Rio Grande, Colorado:

   Road Canyon Campground, Hinsdale County, 0 miles away

   Road Canyon, Lake City, 0 miles away

   Crooked Creek, Lake City, 3 miles away

   River Hill Campground, Hinsdale County, 3 miles away

   Riverhill, -blank-, 3 miles away

   Texas Creek, Creede, 4 miles away

   Silver Thread, Lake City, 5 miles away


Public Lands Near Rio Grande, Colorado:

   Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO, 55 miles away

   Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO, 55 miles away

   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 21 miles away


Lakes Near Rio Grande, Colorado:

   Ruby Lake, Hinsdale , 4 miles away

   Seepage Lake, Mineral , 10 miles away

   Williams Creek Reservoir, Hinsdale , 14 miles away

   Lake San Cristobal, Hinsdale , 14 miles away



Current weather conditions at Rio Grande, Colorado
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Local climate location: LAKE CITY 14 miles away






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