List of rivers of Colorado

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The following is a list of rivers and streams in the American State of Colorado, by letter:

  1. Adams Fork Conejos River
  2. Alamosa River (383 km² = 148 mi²)
  3. Animas River (3,562 km² = 1,375 mi²)
  4. Apishapa Creek (2,798 km² = 1,080 mi²)
  5. Arikaree River (4,429 km² = 1,710 mi²)
  6. Arkansas River (478,501 km² = 184,750 mi²)
  7. Aspen Brook
  8. Bear Creek (4,500 km² = 1,737 mi²)
  9. Bear Creek (339 km² = 131 mi²)
  10. Bear River
  11. Beaver Creek (2,939 km² = 1,135 mi²)
  12. Big Dry Creek
  13. Big Sandy Creek (4,825 km² = 1,863 mi²)
  14. Big Thompson River (2,149 km² = 830 mi²)
  15. Bijou Creek (3,612 km² = 1,395 mi²)
  16. Blue River (1,770 km² = 683 mi²)
  17. Boulder Creek[1] (1,160 km² = 448 mi²)
  18. Cache la Poudre River (4,959 km² = 1,915 mi²)
  19. Canadian River (122,701 km² = 47,375 mi²)
  20. Canadian River
  21. Chalk Creek
  22. Cherry Creek (1,050 km² = 405 mi²)
  23. Chico Creek (1,934 km² = 747 mi²)
  24. Cimarron River (44,890 km² = 17,332 mi²)
  25. Cimarron River
  26. Clear Creek (1,497 km² = 578 mi²)
  27. Colorado River (703,132 km² = 271,481 mi²)
    1. The upper Colorado River, last known as the Grand River (67,993 km² = 26,252 mi²)
  28. Conejos River (2,078 km² = 802 mi²)
  29. Crow Creek (3,717 km² = 1,435 mi²)
  30. Crystal River
  31. Cucharas River
  32. Dolores River (11,998 km² = 4,633 mi²)
  33. Dry Fork Michigan River
  34. Eagle River (2,515 km² = 971 mi²)
  35. East Fork Arkansas River
  36. East Fork Cimarron River
  37. East Fork Eagle River
  38. East Fork Little Cimarron River
  39. East Fork Navajo River
  40. East Fork Piedra River
  41. East Fork Rio Chama
  42. East Fork San Juan River
  43. East Fork South Fork Crystal River
  44. East Mancos River
  45. East River (762 km² = 294 mi²)
  46. Elk River
  47. Encampment River
  48. Fall River
  49. Fall River
  50. First Fork Piedra River
  51. First Fork South Fork Piney River
  52. Florida River
  53. Fountain Creek (2,418 km² = 933 mi²)
  54. Fraser River
  55. Frenchman Creek (7,398 km² = 2,856 mi²)
  56. Fryingpan River
  57. Geneva Creek
  58. Gore Creek
  59. Green River[2] (115,903 km² = 44,750 mi²)
  60. Gunnison River[3] (20,851 km² = 8,051 mi²)
  61. Hidden River
  62. Hill Branch Cucharas River
  63. Horse Creek (3,680 km² = 1,421 mi²)
  64. Huerfano River (4,840 km² = 1,869 mi²)
  65. Illinois River
  66. Kiowa Creek (1,888 km² = 729 mi²)
  67. La Plata River
  68. Ladder Creek (3,645 km² = 1,407 mi²)
  69. Laramie River (11,961 km² = 4,618 mi²)
  70. Left Hand Creek
  71. Little Beaver Creek (1,602 km² = 619 mi²)
  72. Little Cimarron River
  73. Little Dolores River
  74. Little Dry Creek
  75. Little Navajo River
  76. Little Snake River (10,629 km² = 4,104 mi²)
  77. Little Thompson River
  78. Lodgepole Creek (8,374 km² = 3,233 mi²)
  79. Lone Tree Creek
  80. Los Piños River
  81. Mancos River (2,099 km² = 810 mi²)
  82. McElmo Creek (1,842 km² = 711 mi²)
  83. Michigan River
  84. Middle Fork Cimarron River
  85. Middle Fork Conejos River
  86. Middle Fork Elk River
  87. Middle Fork Little Snake River
  88. Middle Fork Piedra River
  89. Middle Fork Purgatoire River
  90. Middle Fork South Arkansas River
  91. Middle Fork South Platte River
  92. Middle Fork Swan River
  93. Middle Mancos River
  94. Montezuma Creek (3,044 km² = 1,175 mi²)
  95. Muddy Creek
  96. Navajo River
  97. North Branch Conejos River
  98. North Fork Animas River
  99. North Fork Apishapa River
  100. North Fork Arikaree River
  101. North Fork Big Thompson River
  102. North Fork Cache la Poudre River
  103. North Fork Canadian River
  104. North Fork Cimarron River (4,462 km² = 1,723 mi²)
  105. North Fork Conejos River
  106. North Fork Crystal River
  107. North Fork Fryingpan River
  108. North Fork Gunnison River (2,492 km² = 962 mi²)
  109. North Fork Little Snake River
  110. North Fork Little Thompson River
  111. North Fork Los Piños River
  112. North Fork Michigan River
  113. North Fork North Platte River
  114. North Fork Piney River
  115. North Fork Purgatoire River
  116. North Fork Republican River (13,172 km² = 5,086 mi²)
  117. North Fork Rio de los Piños
  118. North Fork Smoky Hill River (1,965 km² = 759 mi²)
  119. North Fork Snake River
  120. North Fork South Arkansas River
  121. North Fork South Platte River
  122. North Fork Swan River
  123. North Fork Vermejo River
  124. North Fork West Branch Laramie River
  125. North Fork West Mancos River
  126. North Fork White River
  127. North Platte River (80,755 km² = 31,180 mi²)
  128. North Saint Charles River
  129. Owl Creek
  130. Parachute Creek
  131. Pawnee Creek (1,875 km² = 724 mi²)
  132. Piceance Creek (1,630 km² = 629 mi²)
  133. Piedra River (1,770 km² = 683 mi²)
  134. Piney River
  135. Plateau Creek
  136. Purgatoire River (8,923 km² = 3,445 mi²)
  137. Ralston Creek
  138. Rio Blanco
  139. Rio Chama (8,204 km² = 3,168 mi²)
  140. Rio Chamita
  141. Rio de los Piños
  142. Rio Grande (457,275 km² = 176,555 mi²)
  143. Rio Lado
  144. Rio San Antonio
  145. Roan Creek
  146. Roaring Fork Little Snake River
  147. Roaring Fork River (3,766 km² = 1,454 mi²)
  148. Roaring River
  149. Rush Creek (3,570 km² = 1,378 mi²)
  150. Saguache Creek (3,482 km² = 1,345 mi²)
  151. Saint Charles River
  152. Saint Vrain Creek (2,572 km² = 993 mi²)
  153. San Juan River (64,560 km² = 24,927 mi²)
  154. San Luis Creek (7,000 km² = 2,703 mi²)
  155. San Miguel River (4,060 km² = 1,567 mi²)
  156. Sand Arroyo Creek (1,938 km² = 748 mi²)
  157. Sand Creek
  158. Sidney Draw (1,949 km² = 753 mi²)
  159. Slate River
  160. Smoky Hill River (51,783 km² = 19,994 mi²)
  161. Snake River
  162. South Arkansas River
  163. South Fork Animas River
  164. South Fork Beaver Creek (1,939 km² = 749 mi²)
  165. South Fork Cache la Poudre River
  166. South Fork Canadian River
  167. South Fork Conejos River
  168. South Fork Crystal River
  169. South Fork Cucharas River
  170. South Fork Eagle River
  171. South Fork Elk River
  172. South Fork Fryingpan River
  173. South Fork Huerfano River
  174. South Fork Little Snake River
  175. South Fork Michigan River
  176. South Fork Piney River
  177. South Fork Purgatoire River
  178. South Fork Republican River (7,195 km² = 2,778 mi²)
  179. South Fork Rio Grande
  180. South Fork San Miguel River
  181. South Fork South Platte River
  182. South Fork Swan River
  183. South Fork West Mancos River
  184. South Fork White River
  185. South Platte River (62,738 km² = 24,223 mi²)
  186. Spring Creek
  187. Spruce Creek
  188. Swan River
  189. Tarryall Creek
  190. Taylor River (1,258 km² = 486 mi²)
  191. Tomichi Creek (2,874 km² = 1,109 mi²)
  192. Trinchera Creek
  193. Two Butte Creek (2,107 km² = 814 mi²)
  194. Uncompahgre River (2,921 km² = 1,128 mi²)
  195. Vermillion Creek (2,500 km² = 965 mi²)
  196. West Branch Laramie River
  197. West Dolores River
  198. West Fork Animas River
  199. West Fork Cimarron River
  200. West Fork Elk River
  201. West Fork Encampment River
  202. West Fork Little Thompson River
  203. West Fork North Fork Purgatoire River
  204. West Fork Rio Chama
  205. West Fork San Juan River
  206. West Mancos River
  207. White River (12,989 km² = 5,015 mi²)
  208. White Woman Creek (3,000 km² = 1,158 mi²)
  209. Williams Fork
  210. Willow Creek
  211. Wind River
  212. Yampa River (21,506 km² = 8,304 mi²)
  213. Yellow Creek (760 km² = 293 mi²)

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