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Yampa River flooding

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The Yampa River, pictured here off Ranney Street, has flooded over into Loudy-Simpson Park, Yampa Valley Golf Course and other areas. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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A play area on the north side of Loudy-Simpson Park is flooded due to rising water from the Yampa River. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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A picnic area on the north side of Loudy-Simpson Park is flooded by water from the Yampa River. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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The disc golf course at Loudy-Simpson Park has been flooded by rising water from the Yampa River. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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Rising water from the Yampa River has flooded sections of Loudy-Simpson Park. Northern sections of the park are under water and closed off. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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Floodwater sits just east of the seventh green Wednesday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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The fairway on the second hole at Yampa Valley Golf Course is flooded by the Yampa River. Ten holes at the golf course are closed due to flooding. Photo by Joshua Gordon

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The Yampa River overflows from this vantage point on U.S. Highway 40 east of Craig. Photo by Ben McCanna

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A dirt road toward a gravel pit at Northwest Ready Mix in Craig is flooded. Co-owner Roger Simones said the flooding this year is as bad as he’s seen. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The Elkhead River, just east of Craig, spills its banks just before it passes under U.S. Highway 40 toward its confluence with the Yampa River. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The Yampa River spills into Anna Branch, an irrigation channel east of Craig. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Northwest Ready Mix, east of Craig, is reflected in the rising floodwaters Wednesday. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The Yampa River overflows its banks east of town. Photo by Ben McCanna

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