The Wild Yampa River; The last free flowing river in the Colorado Basin

Outlet: American Rivers

June 27, 2011

Words can hardly describe the magnificence of Yampa River in Northwest Colorado yet few people in Colorado much less the country know of its existence. The Yampa River is the last remaining wild free flowing river in the Colorado River Basin and one of the last free flowing rivers in Western United States. It rises in the Flat Top Mountains above the town of Steamboat and flows for approximately 250 miles to it’s confluence with the Green River in Utah…

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