California Whitewater

WILDERNESS BOUNDARY (BOUNDARY EXTEND 0.25 MILE ON EACH SIDE OF RIVER) TO BOUNDARY OF SEQUOIA & KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK


STREAMFLOW: 1 CFS

Class III-IV River Run

The Whitewater River Run, located in California, is a popular destination for white water rafting enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for the river run is between 800 and 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The river is rated as a Class III-IV, which means it has moderate to difficult rapids with irregular waves and obstacles.

The segment mileage of the Whitewater River Run wilderness boundary is approximately 19 miles. During this river run, rafters will encounter several different rapids and obstacles, including the Meatgrinder, the S-Turn, and the Narrows. These rapids range from Class III to IV, depending on the water flow.

To ensure the safety of all visitors, specific regulations are in place for the Whitewater River Run. All visitors must obtain a permit from the Bureau of Land Management. In addition, a maximum of 15 people are allowed per group. Visitors must also adhere to the Leave No Trace principles while on the river.

Overall, the Whitewater River Run Wilderness Boundary offers a thrilling white water rafting experience for those who are up for the challenge. It is important to note that water flow and weather conditions can change rapidly, so it is important to check the current conditions before embarking on the river run. Get driving directions.
 WILDERNESS BOUNDARY (BOUNDARY EXTEND 0.25 MILE ON EACH SIDE OF RIVER) TO  BOUNDARY OF SEQUOIA & KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK
Last Updated 2023-11-30
River Levels 128 cfs (8.2 ft)
Percent of Normal 49%
Reporting Streamgauge MARBLE FORK KAWEAH R AB HORSE C NR LODGEPOLE CA
Elevation 7,149 ft.
River
Watershed Upper Kaweah

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Potwisha - Sequoia National Park 43 2,101 ft
Buckeye Flat - Sequoia National Park 28 2,828 ft
Cold Springs - Sequoia National Park 40 7,489 ft
Sentinel - Kings Canyon National Park 82 4,592 ft
South Fork - Sequoia National Park 10 3,656 ft
Buck Rock 5 7,730 ft
Sheep Creek - Kings Canyon National Park 111 4,631 ft
Hedrick Pond - State Forest 14 6,233 ft
Upper Stony Creek 18 6,521 ft
Lodgepole - Sequoia National Park 214 6,726 ft
Shake Camp - State Forest 11 6,475 ft
Stony Creek 49 6,425 ft
Moses Gulch - State Forest 7 5,484 ft
Hidden Falls - State Forest 8 6,188 ft
Convict Flat 5 3,143 ft
Tenmile 13 5,819 ft
Landslide 9 5,772 ft
Moraine - Kings Canyon National Park 120 4,742 ft
Atwell Mill - Sequoia National Park 21 6,563 ft
Dorst Creek - Sequoia National Park 218 6,751 ft
Frazier Mill - State Forest 46 6,251 ft
Balch Park 71 6,459 ft
Eastern Big Meadow Road 24 7,622 ft