In light of the dangerous high waters, Jefferson and Douglas counties are closing the South Platte River.
Boulder Creek is closed to tubing and swimming because of high, swift water from recent rain and the spring melt off.
Rain and snow from the latest Pacific storm to hit the West renewed the risk of flooding in Colorado on Tuesday while providing two seasons of fun for kayakers and skiers and some relief from the drought.
With more rain in the forecast Denver Water says they’re monitoring water levels, but they’re actually in a good spot.
Denver firefighters saved a couple in the South Platte River at Confluence Park Monday afternoon.
Three deaths in two weeks and Colorado rivers rushing at record levels have put a premium on safety for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts this spring.
The government shutdown is causing problems all across the country, even in the Grand Canyon where the problems in Washington may leave one Arvada kayaker high and dry.
Kayakers were gliding along the water in City Park on Saturday as a part of Colorado Get Outdoors Day.
Kayakers, conservationists and other backers of an Environmental Protection Agency effort to keep Colorado waters clean are gathering Tuesday to demonstrate their support for the agency’s efforts.
A Minturn man who died while kayaking on an Eagle River Saturday was wearing a life preserver and a helmet.