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Published on April 25th, 2017 | by RB Team

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Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park

The Glenwood Whitewater Park, located in Glenwood Springs (Colorado), is the first man-made whitewater feature built on the entire length of the Colorado River. The whitewater park was constructed in West Glenwood in March 2008, immediately upstream of the Midland Ave Bridge. The feature, designed and built by Jason Carey, consists of a hole on river left, and a smaller standing wave on river right. At high water levels, the feature blends to form one wide surfable river wave. The waves are also called “The Glove” and “The Right”.

Spot Details

Address

  • Midland Ave Bridge, Glenwood Springs, United States

Directions

  • The spot is off the I-70 exit in West Glenwood (exit 114). You’ll find the spot just upstream of the Midland Ave Bridge.

River

  • Colorado River

Nearest City

  • Glenwood Springs, Colorado

GPS Coords

  • Latitude: 39.5597262
  • Longitude: -107.36032963

How to Get There

Wave Details

Conditions

  • < 2,500 CFS: Low
  • 2,500 – 5,000 CFS: Low/Medium
  • 5,000 – 10,000 CFS: Medium/high
  • 10,000 – 15,000 CFS: High
  • 15,000 – 20,000 CFS: Very High
  • > 20,000 CFS: Epic

Characteristics

  • Whitewater park

Tips

  • Helmet and PFD required

Current Conditions

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Glenwood Springs Weather

Today Tuesday
It is forcast to be Overcast at 7:00 PM MDT on May 22, 2017
Overcast

5°/-5°

It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MDT on May 23, 2017
Clear

6°/-1°

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