Yampa River (aka Bear River)
Part of Dinosaur National Monument



Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
See also: Bends and Rapids
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.5288528°, -108.9842847°
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5079 ft. (1548 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Yampa River is covered by the Canyon of Lodore South, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Streams

Pool Creek 0.6 mi
Alcove Brook 2.6 mi
Rippling Brook 3.9 mi
Jones Hole Creek 4.1 mi
Ely Creek 4.8 mi

Nearby Cities

Loma, CO 93 mi
Fruita, CO 96 mi
Redlands, CO 102 mi
Clifton, CO 103 mi
Fruitvale, CO 103 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Canyon of Lodore Land 0.2 mi
Jenny Lind Rock Land 0.3 mi
Steamboat Rock Water 0.4 mi
Echo Park Land 0.6 mi
Menlo Park Land 0.7 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is DINOSAUR NM QUARRY A which is approximately 18 miles away and has an elevation of 4,770 feet (309 feet lower than Yampa River). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .61" 31.2° 3.7°
February .67" 38.9° 9.6°
March .74" 54.4° 23.2°
April .85" 65.5° 31.5°
May 1.06" 76.2° 40.3°
June .53" 88.0° 47.1°
July .68" 94.4° 53.4°
August .68" 92.3° 51.1°
September .95" 81.9° 41.8°
October 1.20" 67.3° 30.8°
November .61" 48.3° 20.4°
December .51" 35.2° 8.9°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 91% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 89% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.