Little Snake River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLittle Snake River
The river as it passes under Wyoming Highway 70 near Dixon.
|Main source||Confluence of Middle Fork and North Fork
7,001 ft (2,134 m)
|River mouth||Confluence with Yampa River
5,620 ft (1,710 m)
It rises near the continental divide, in Routt National Forest in northern Routt County, Colorado, along the northern edge of the Park Range. It flows west along the Wyoming-Colorado state line, meandering across the border several times and flowing past the Wyoming towns of Dixon and Baggs. It turns southwest and flows through Moffat County, Colorado, joining the Yampa approximately 45 mi (72 km) west of Craig, just east of Dinosaur National Monument. The Little Snake is not generally navigable except seasonally in years of plentiful water.
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