Saint Charles River (Colorado)

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Saint Charles River[1]
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The river in late 2014, as viewed from a bridge on 27th Lane, southeast of Pueblo.
Physical characteristics
Main source37°59′54″N 105°09′00″W / 37.99833°N 105.15000°W / 37.99833; -105.15000
River mouthConfluence with Arkansas
4,550 ft (1,390 m)
38°15′56″N 104°27′35″W / 38.26556°N 104.45972°W / 38.26556; -104.45972Coordinates: 38°15′56″N 104°27′35″W / 38.26556°N 104.45972°W / 38.26556; -104.45972
Basin features

Saint Charles River is a 64.6-mile-long (104.0 km)[2] tributary of the Arkansas River that flows from a source near Saint Charles Peak in the Wet Mountains of southern Colorado. It joins the Arkansas east of Pueblo, Colorado.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Saint Charles River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 31, 2011