SOUTH FORK FROM ANTELOPE CAMPGROUND TO ONE-QUARTER MILE ABOVE NORTH FORK ANTELOPE CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 109 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run South Fork from Antelope Campground to one-quarter mile above North Fork Antelope Creek in California is a popular destination for rafting and kayaking enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this section of the river is between 500 and 1,200 cubic feet per second (cfs). The class rating for this section of the river is Class III-IV, which means it has moderately difficult rapids that require a high skill level.
The segment mileage for this section of the river is around 21 miles, and it is known for its beautiful scenery and challenging rapids. Some of the specific river rapids/obstacles that rafters and kayakers will encounter on this section include Slab Creek, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Golden Gate.
In terms of regulations, the California Department of Parks and Recreation manages the area and has specific rules that must be followed. For example, all boats must have a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket for each person on board, and no glass containers are allowed on the river. Additionally, all boaters must have a permit to use the river, and fires are only allowed in designated areas.