The Big Thompson Flood of 1976 is regarded as the worst natural disaster to strike Colorado. Below you will find links to documents that chronicle this event. All links will open in a new window. Do you have a link that should be on this page? Please send it in.
A 30 Year Retrospective by the USGS (6.5 MB pdf)
Big Thompson Flood Facts Poster (3 MB pdf) A paper copy of this poster can be obtained from Bob Jarrett of the USGS
Coloradoan Online presentation of the Big Thompson Flood
Lessons from a Killer Flood - by Tom Browning
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