Durango, Colorado has great rafting in town. This year the water will be relatively high. At high water boats will flip and the rafting can be intense. At low water, usually after June, the rafting is great for families with young kids. Tubing is also fun at low water, below 700 CFS
Water levels in Durango, Colorado
High Water on the Animas River in Durango, Colorado is generally greater then 2000 CFS and usally from mid-april or the start of may until mid- june or the start of july.
Medium water last for about two weeks and ranges from 700-2000 cfs
Below 700 cfs is low on the Animas River and generally occurs during July and August
Current water levels on the USGS website for the Animas River in Durango, Colorado
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