Piney River (Colorado)

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Piney River[1]
Basin features
Main source Upper Piney Lake
11,066 ft (3,373 m)
39°42′47″N 106°18′17″W / 39.71306°N 106.30472°W / 39.71306; -106.30472
River mouth Confluence with Colorado River
6,762 ft (2,061 m)
39°51′17″N 106°38′30″W / 39.85472°N 106.64167°W / 39.85472; -106.64167Coordinates: 39°51′17″N 106°38′30″W / 39.85472°N 106.64167°W / 39.85472; -106.64167
Progression Colorado

Piney River is a 28.2-mile-long (45.4 km)[2] tributary of the Colorado River in Eagle County, Colorado. The river flows northwest from Upper Piney Lake in the Eagles Nest Wilderness to a confluence with the Colorado River.

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  1. ^ "Piney River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 18, 2011