Yampa River Quick Facts

Located in beautiful Dinosaur National Monument, The Yampa River is the last free flowing tributary in the Colorado River System.

Top Things to Know about the Yampa River:

Yampa River Length: 72 miles

Yampa River put-in: Deerlodge Park

Yampa River take-out: Split Mountain Campground

Yampa River rapid class: Class III and IV Yampa River’s top rapids: Warm Springs, Big Joe, Teepee

Best for Ages: 7+ at low water, 12+ at high water

Notable Scenery: Smooth Weber sandstone canyons painted with dramatic desert varnish, large domes over the river, abstract geologic features

Notable Sites: Stubs Cabin, Signature Cave, Mantles Cave

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