LANGS CROSSING BRIDGE TO ONE-HALF MILE WEST OF CONFLUENCE WITH FALL CREEK (BOUNDARY OF NF AND PRIVATE LAND)
STREAMFLOW: 27 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The whitewater river run Langs Crossing Bridge to one-half mile west of confluence with Fall Creek in California is a popular destination for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this segment is between 500 and 2000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The class rating of this run is class III-IV, which means it is suitable for experienced paddlers who are comfortable navigating moderate to difficult rapids.
The segment mileage for this run is approximately 11 miles, and it features a variety of challenging rapids and obstacles, including The Chute, a narrow rock channel that requires precise navigation. Other notable rapids include S-Turn, Outlaw, and Upset. Despite the challenges, the scenery is stunning, with lush forests, rugged canyons, and crystal-clear water.
There are specific regulations to the area, including the requirement for all boaters to wear a lifejacket and carry a whistle. Additionally, permits are required for all commercial rafting outfitters operating on this stretch of river, and there are restrictions on group size to minimize the impact on the environment.