North Platte River Routt Launch Site to Pickaroon Campground Colorado

The North Platte River is a major tributary of the Platte River and is approximately 716 miles long, counting its many curves. In a straight line, it travels about 550 miles, along its course through the U.S. states of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska.
  • Country: United States
  • State: Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska
  • Cities: Walden, CO, Casper, WY, Scottsbluff, NE, Oshkosh, NE, North Platte, NE
  • Source: Confluence of Grizzly and Little Grizzly Creeks in Colorado
  • Mouth: Platte River
  • Length: 716 mi (1,152 km)
  • Basin size: 30,900 sq mi (80,000 km²)
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