CONFLUENCE WITH SQUAW QUEEN CREEK TO CONFLUENCE WITH RED CLOVER CREEK
STREAMFLOW: 54 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run from Confluence with Squaw Queen Creek to Confluence with Red Clover Creek in California is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 400 and 800 cfs, with peak flows occurring in the spring and early summer months. The class rating for this stretch of river ranges from Class III to Class IV, with some challenging rapids and obstacles.
The segment mileage for this run is approximately 8 miles and includes several notable rapids, including "Satan's Cesspool," "Dead Man's Drop," and "The Chute." These rapids offer exciting challenges for experienced paddlers, but can also be dangerous for those without proper training or equipment.
Specific regulations for the area include a permit requirement for commercial outfitters and a ban on glass containers and alcohol. It is also recommended that paddlers wear appropriate safety gear, including helmets and personal flotation devices.