The Whitewater River Run from Big Meadows to Filaree Flat is located in California and is considered a challenging Class IV-V river. The ideal streamflow range (cfs) for this river run is between 400 and 800 cubic feet per second. The segment mileage of this run is approximately 20 miles.
This river run is known for its advanced rapids, including Devil's Toilet Bowl, Suicide Falls, and Pinball Rapid. These rapids require advanced paddling skills and knowledge of navigating technical maneuvers. Additionally, there are several other rapids and obstacles on this river run that require expert-level kayaking or rafting skills.
There are specific regulations that apply to the Whitewater River Run. It is recommended that all paddlers wear personal flotation devices (PFDs) and helmets. Additionally, all paddlers must adhere to Leave No Trace principles and pack out all trash and waste. This river run is located on public lands, and permits may be required for overnight camping or use of certain areas.