NORTH FORK DILLON CREEK HEADWATERS TO CONFLUENCE WITH DILLON CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 344 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The North Fork Dillon Creek Headwaters to Confluence with Dillon Creek run is a popular whitewater river in California. The ideal streamflow range for this section is between 300-1000 cfs. The class rating for this section is Class III-IV, which means it is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers. The segment mileage of this section is 5.5 miles, which can be completed in a few hours.
The North Fork Dillon Creek run has several rapids and obstacles. One of the most challenging rapids is the "Boxcar," which is a long, technical rapid that requires precise maneuvering. The "Three-tiered Falls" is another challenging obstacle, consisting of three successive drops that require careful navigation.
Specific regulations to the area include a permit system for commercial outfitters and a restriction on the number of paddlers allowed per day. Additionally, all paddlers must wear a personal flotation device (PFD) and helmets.
Overall, the North Fork Dillon Creek Headwaters to Confluence with Dillon Creek run offers a thrilling whitewater experience for intermediate to advanced paddlers. It is important to check the streamflow before embarking on this run and to adhere to all regulations to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
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