East River (Colorado)

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East River[1]
The East River in Gunnison County, Colorado.
The river in 2014.
Basin features
Main source Emerald Lake
39°00′29″N 107°02′29″W / 39.00806°N 107.04139°W / 39.00806; -107.04139
River mouth Confluence with Taylor River
8,005 ft (2,440 m)
38°39′49″N 106°50′50″W / 38.66361°N 106.84722°W / 38.66361; -106.84722Coordinates: 38°39′49″N 106°50′50″W / 38.66361°N 106.84722°W / 38.66361; -106.84722
Progression GunnisonColorado

East River is a 38.3-mile-long (61.6 km)[2] stream in central Colorado. It flows south from Emerald Lake in the Maroon Bells Wilderness to a confluence with the Taylor River that forms the Gunnison River.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "East River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-27. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 on WebCite, accessed March 18, 2011