Dolores River Boating Advocates

our Mission

DRBA promotes responsible recreational use and balanced flow management of the Dolores River, while working to protect the watershed for the health of the natural environment and the livelihood of future generations.

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Working to protect the Dolores River and surrounding landscape, while serving as a local voice for whitewater boating interests.


Addressing the need for youth to experience the outdoors in a safe, enjoyable, and meaningful way and fostering future river stewards.


Giving back to the Dolores River through tangible on-the-ground projects in partnership with land management agencies.

River flows

Boating the Dolores River is a unique and exciting experience.  Whether you are enjoying the upper Dolores on a day float to town, or if you have the opportunity to experience the lower Dolores River below McPhee Dam, understanding up-to-date river flows and information is key to a fun and safe river adventure.

Flow Chart