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River Rock Calculator

Use Billd’s river rock calculator to determine the quantity of river rock needed for your next project.

River Rock Calculator

How to use the river rock calculator

This river rock calculator estimates the cubic yards of river rock needed to complete your next project. To use the calculator simply enter the length, width, and thickness of the river rock you are going to be placing and click on the “calculate” button.

How to get river rock for your next construction project


Calculate how much river rock your project will need

To estimate the quantity of river rock required on your project, measure the area and thickness where you will be placing the river rock. You should reference your project’s drawings and specifications to help determine the thickness and type of river rock that is being used. Then enter your measurements in Billd’s river rock calculator.

The estimated weight is based on an average weight of 1.3 tons per cubic yard of river rock.

The estimated cost is based on the average cost of river rock of between $50 and $160 per cubic yard. The price of river rock depends on a variety of factors including:


Find a river rock supplier

To determine the right river rock supplier for your project you should reach out to several aggregate suppliers and landscaping suppliers. Look for suppliers that are close to your project’s location. Generally, the closer the supplier is to your project the more money you will save on transportation costs.

Get quotes from river rock suppliers

Using your river rock quantity estimate, call or email your local river rock suppliers to determine the best price per cubic yard of river rock delivered to your job site.

Pay for your river rock with Billd

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