9,000 FT CONTOUR LINE (BOUNDARY EXTEND 0.25 MILE ON EACH SIDE OF RIVER) TO 8,000 FT CONTOUR LINE
STREAMFLOW: 1 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run is a popular destination for whitewater rafting enthusiasts in California. The run is approximately 7 miles long, starting at the 9,000 ft contour line and extending to the 8,000 ft contour line. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 500-2,000 cfs, which typically occurs in the spring and early summer months.
The segment of the river within the designated boundary is rated Class III-IV, providing exciting rapids and obstacles for experienced rafters. Some of the specific rapids and obstacles on this run include Widowmaker, Triple Threat, and Meatgrinder.
There are specific regulations in place for this area, such as a limit of 12 people per raft and a requirement for all participants to wear personal flotation devices. Additionally, boaters are required to obtain a permit from the Bureau of Land Management before accessing the river.
In summary, the Whitewater River Run offers an exciting and challenging class III-IV rafting experience for those seeking adventure. With specific regulations in place and an ideal streamflow range, this run is a must-visit destination for whitewater rafting enthusiasts in California.
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