CONFLUENCE WITH FISH CREEK TO CONFLUENCE WITH RANCHERIA CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 1,310 CFS
Class III-V River Run
The Whitewater River run from Confluence With Fish Creek To Confluence With Rancheria Creek in California is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 800 and 2000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The class rating for this section of the river varies from class III to class V, depending on the water level.
The total segment mileage for this river run is approximately 5.5 miles. This run is known for its exhilarating rapids, such as "The Chute," "S-turn," and "Butt Plug." "The Chute" is a class V rapid that requires technical maneuvering and precise navigation. "S-turn" is a class IV rapid that features a series of tight turns and drops. "Butt Plug" is a class III rapid that requires careful attention to avoid getting stuck.
There are specific regulations in place for this area, including a permit system for commercial outfitters. Private boaters are also required to obtain a permit, which can be obtained online or by phone. Additionally, there are restrictions on camping and campfires in the area, so visitors should be aware of these regulations before planning their trip.
Overall, the Whitewater River run from Confluence With Fish Creek To Confluence With Rancheria Creek is a challenging and exciting river run that offers a variety of rapids and obstacles for experienced whitewater enthusiasts. With the proper permits and knowledge of regulations, visitors can enjoy this beautiful and thrilling section of the river safely.
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