Map of Gates of Lodore

Map of Gates of Lodore
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A member of John Wesley Powell's expedition, named The Gates of Lodore after a poem called, "The Cataract of Lodore," by Robert Southey.

The Canyon of Lodore lies in the upper end of the Dinosaur National Monument, which was created in 1915 by President Woodrow Wilson. In 1938 the park was enlarged to include this incredible canyon and the Yampa River.


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Gates of Lodore Information:

River: The Green River
Rapid Rating: Class III-V(Depending on Water Levels)
Put in: The Gates of Lodore Ranger Station, in the Dinosaur National Monument.
Take-out location: Split Mountain boat ramp
River Miles: 45 miles
Number of rapids 11
First to run Gates of Lodore: Fur trapper, General William Ashley in 1825.