RELIEF RESERVOIR OUTLET TO CONFLUENCE WITH CLARK FORK

RELIEF RESERVOIR OUTLET TO CONFLUENCE WITH CLARK FORK

River Runs Kayaking Whitewater


The Whitewater River Run from Relief Reservoir Outlet to Confluence with Clark Fork is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts in California. The ideal streamflow range for this segment is between 300-1000 cfs, providing Class III-V rapids. The segment covers a distance of approximately 7 miles and includes several notable rapids, such as The Gauntlet, The Maze, and The Labyrinth.

The Gauntlet is a Class IV rapid with a steep drop and tight chute, leading into a powerful hydraulic. The Maze is a technical Class V rapid with several tight turns and large boulders. The Labyrinth is a Class IV rapid with a long, winding channel and several powerful hydraulics.

Due to the challenging nature of this run, the area is heavily regulated. All boaters must have a valid California boater card and must wear a properly fitting personal flotation device. Additionally, camping permits are required for overnight stays in the area.

Overall, the Whitewater River Run from Relief Reservoir Outlet to Confluence with Clark Fork is a thrilling and challenging experience for experienced whitewater enthusiasts. However, it is important to follow all regulations and safety guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

Red Flag Warning
Until 2024-07-14T13:45:00-07:00 National Weather Service
* Affected Area...Fire Zone 221 Stanislaus NF West of the Sierra Crest and Fire Zone 269 Northern Sierra Including the Tahoe and ElDorado NF/S West of the Sierra Crest. * Isolated thunderstorms with little to no associated precipitation are possible both today and Sunday over higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada. Best chances are today into tonight. * Gusty strong and erratic outflow wind will be possible near any thunderstorm development. * Impacts...Lightning can create new fire starts and may combine with gusty wind to cause fires to rapidly grow in size and intensity.

July 13, 2024

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Last Updated 2024-07-13
River Levels 2260 cfs (5.44 ft)
Percent of Normal 23%
Reporting Streamgauge W WALKER R BLW L WALKER R NR COLEVILLE, CA
Elevation 6,593 ft.
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Watershed Upper Stanislaus

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Regional Streamflow

21000

Cubic Feet Per Second

126

Cubic Feet Per Second

2320

Cubic Feet Per Second

416

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