### How Much Does a Yard of River Rock Weigh?

A yard of river rock weighs 2700 pounds and is equivalent to 1.35 tons according to Cedar River Garden Center. A typical skid loader delivers a yard of river rock in two scoops. The yardage is calculated by multiplying the length by the width in feet times the desired depth in inches. The product is divided by 324 to determine cubic yards.

### Gravel Calculator - Estimate Landscaping Material in Yards

Armed with the volume of material needed in cubic yards the weight of material in tons can be found by multiplying the volume by the material density. Most gravel weighs 1.4 to 1.7 tons per cubic yard. See below for more common material densities.

### Material Weights - Harmony Sand and Gravel

For estimating purposes most Contractor’s consider the yield to be 3000 pounds per cubic yard or 1.5 tons per cubic yard.

### Material Weight – Pounds per Cubic Yard

6800 8500 Material Weight – Pounds per Cubic Yard All posted weights were gathered from the EPA and NTEA.

### Weight OF Yard Of Gravel What Things Weigh

The weight of gravel depends on the type and density or grading. In most cases a cubic yard of gravel weighs between 2400 to 2900 pounds 1088 to 1315 kg . How Much Does A Yard Of Pea Gravel Weigh? A cubic yard of pea gravel weighs between 2500 to 2600 pounds 1133 to 1179 kg .