Suggestions of Class I-II water near Leadville, CO

Heading out there the last week of this month to traverse some 14ers. Looking for Class I-II water near Leadville. Don’t know anything about the Arkansas River near Buena Vista except that it a rafting destination.

Any suggestions? Thank you.

At this time of year not much is runnable in the lower 48, your only bet is usually the bigger rivers in the area. Northwest about an hour and a half from Leadville you have the Colorado river, which is running at around 1100 cfs (runnable). The section from Burns to Dotsero is up to class II (with possible III). I’d imagine you could put in anywhere up Colorado River rd and just float to Dotsero, making the run as long as you want it to be. I’ve never been to CO, this is just information I found online, hope it helps!