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Encyclopedia > List of Colorado rivers

This is a partial list of rivers in the state of Colorado in the United States. Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 8th 104,185 sq mi  269 837 km² 280 miles  451 km 380 miles  612 km 0. ...

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East of the Continental Divide

Mississippi River watershed

Lower Arkansas River The Arkansas River is a tributary of the Mississippi which flows east and southeast through Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and the state of Arkansas. ... The North Platte River The North Platte River is a tributary of the Platte River, approximately 680 mi (1,094 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. ... The Laramie River The Laramie River is a tributary of the North Platte River, approximately 216 mi (348 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado and Wyoming. ... The Canadian River is a tributary of the North Platte River, approximately 20 mi (32 km) long, in Jackson County in north central Colorado in the United States. ... The Michigan River seen from Colorado State Highway 14 near Gould looking south The Michigan River is a tributary of the North Platte River, approximately 30 miles (48 km) long, in north central Colorado in the United States. ... Illinois River in April, seen from Colorado State Highway 14 south of Walden The Illinois River is a tributary of the Michigan River, approximately 20 mi (32 km) in Jackson County in north central Colorado. ... The Republican River rises on the high plains of eastern Colorado in the United States. ... The Arikaree River is a tributary of the North Fork of the Republican River that flows mostly in eastern Colorado in the United States. ... The Smoky Hill River is a 560-mile river in Colorado and Kansas. ... The South Platte River in Denver, Colorado The South Platte River is one of the two principal tributaries of the Platte River and itself a major river of the American West, located in the U.S. states of Colorado and Nebraska. ... The Middle Fork South Platte River is a tributary of the South Platte River, approximately 35 miles (56 km) long, located in central Colorado in the United States. ... The South Fork South Platte River is a tributary of the South Platte River, approximately 25 miles (40 km) long, in central Colorado in the United States. ... Tarryall Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River, approximately 25 miles (40 km) long, in Park County in central Colorado in the United States. ... The North Fork South Platte River is a tributary of the South Platte River, approximately 50 miles (80 km) long, in central Colorado in the United States. ... Cherry Creek in Denver in 2003 Cherry Creeks location in the western part of the Missouri River watershed, highlighted in light blue Cherry Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River, 64 mi (103 km) long, in Colorado in the United States. ... Sand Creek may refer to: Sand Creek, Wisconsin Sand Creek Massacre This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Clear Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River, approximately 40 mi (64 km) long, in north central Colorado in the United States. ... St. ... The Big Thompson River The Big Thompson River is a tributary of the South Platte, approximately 78 miles (123 km) long, in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... Cache La Poudre River as it flows through Fort Collins, Colorado The Cache La Poudre River (sometimes called the Poudre River for short) is a tributary of the South Platte River in the state of Colorado in the United States. ... Spring Creek is the name of a number of places in the United States of America: Spring Creek, a tributary of the Knife River in North Dakota in the United States. ... Lodgepole Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River, approximately 212 miles (341 km) long, in the U.S. states of Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado. ...

Rio Grande watershed

The Rio Grande flowing in Big Bend National Park The Rio Grande in its lower course, between Matamoros and Brownsville Known as the Rio Grande in the United States and as the Río Bravo (or, more formally, the Río Bravo del Norte) in Mexico, the river, 3034 km... The Conejos River is a tributary of the Rio Grande, approximately 60 mi (100 km) long, in south central Colorado in the United States. ...

San Luis Basin

(Closed basin in the San Luis Valley) The shores of Lake Hart, an endorheic desert lake in South Australia In geography, an endorheic basin is a watershed from which there is no outflow of water (either on the surface as rivers, or underground by flow or diffusion through rock or permeable material)(also called closed basin). ... San Luis Valley is a large broad alpine valley in south-central Colorado. ...

  • Alamosa River
  • San Luis Creek
    • La Garita Creek
    • Saguache Creek

West of the Continental Divide

Colorado River in the Grand Canyon from Desert View The Colorado River is a river in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, approximately 1,450 mi (2,333 km) long, draining a part of the arid regions on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. ... Willow Creek is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 25 mi (38 km) long, in north central Colorado in the United States. ... The Fraser River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 40 mi (64 km) long, in north central Colorado in the United States. ... The Williams Fork River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long, in north central Colorado in the United States. ... Muddy Creek is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 35 mi (56 km) long, in north central Colorado in the United States. ... The Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Blue River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 75 mi (121 km) long, in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... The Eagle River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Eagle River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 70 mi (113 km) long, in west central Colorado in the United States. ... The Roaring Fork River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Roaring Fork River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 70 mi (113 km) long, in west central Colorado in the United States. ... The Crystal River seen from Colorado State Highway 133 near Redstone The Crystal River is a tribtuary of the Roaring Fork River, approximately 40 mi (64 km) long, in western Colorado in the United States. ... The Fryingpan River is a tributary of the Roaring Fork River, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long, in west central Colorado in the United States. ... Plateau Creek is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 40 miles (64 km) long, located in western Colorado in the United States. ... The Gunnison River, a tributary of the Colorado River, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Gunnison River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 180 mi (290 km) long, in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... The North Fork Gunnison River (locally known as the North Fork) is a tributary of the Gunnison River, approximately 25 miles (40 km) long, in southwestern Colorado in the United States. ... The Uncompahgre River, a tributary of the Gunnison, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Uncompahgre River is a tributary of the Gunnison River, approximately 75 mi (121 km) long, in southwestern Colorado in the United States. ... The Dolores River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Dolores River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 250 mi (402 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado and Utah. ... The San Miguel River, a tributary of the Dolores, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The San Miguel River is a tributary of the Dolores River, approximately 90 mi (145 km) long in southwestern Colorado in the United States. ... The Green River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States. ... The Yampa River, a tributary of the Green River, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Yampa River is a tributary of the Green River, approximately 250 mi (402 km) long, in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... The Little Snake River, a tributary of the Yampa River, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Little Snake River is a tributary of the Yampa River, approximately 150 mi (241 km) long, in southwestern Wyoming and northwestern Colorado in the United States. ... The White River, a tributary of the Green River, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The White River is a tributary of the Green River, approximately 160 mi (257 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado and Utah. ... Categories: Stub | Colorado rivers | Utah rivers ... Located in southwest Colorado, the Animas River is a freestone fishery well populated with rainbows and browns and a few cutthroat and brook trout. ...

External links

  • Data on flow in Colorado rivers and creeks

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