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Published on June 30th, 2015 | by RB Team

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Miracle Wave

Miracle wave is a slow and mellow wave that is easily accessible, and has 2 sections to surf. The water comes straight out of Chatfield reservoir and it starts working when the gauge is showing 800cfs+. The shape, size and power of the wave stays consistent when it starts working.

Spot Details

Country: USA, North America
Nearest town/city: Denver, CO
River: South Platte River
Address: Chatfield
Directions: Park at the off leash dog park, and walk right below the dam
Latitude: 39.562707822573344
Longitude: -105.05923594110448

Wave Details

Characteristics

Works at 800+cfs on the USGS below Chatfield gauge. Easy and mellow wave.

Conditions

The flow is 100% controlled at the dam.

Dangers

Bring your helmet, and PFD because the Park Rangers come around to check up on you sometimes.

Tips

If you have any questions about the access to the wave, call the Chatfield State Park office.

River Gauge

Detailed Flow Data

Denver, CO Weather Forecast

Today Saturday Sunday
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM MDT on June 23, 2017
Chance of Rain

19°/11°

It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MDT on June 24, 2017
Clear

22°/11°

It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM MDT on June 25, 2017
Partly Cloudy

24°/13°

Spot Location

Miracle Wave Videos

River Surfing, Miracle Wave – Travelling Underground

Miracle Wave – Denver, CO

River Surfing Chatfield 2600cfs

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