The Whitewater River Run from Tom's Place to the NF Boundary in California is a popular destination for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 200-400 cfs, which typically occurs during the spring and early summer months. The class rating of this run is class III-IV, meaning it is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers.
The segment mileage of this run is approximately 11 miles, with several notable rapids and obstacles along the way. One of the most challenging sections is known as "Triple Threat," which features three consecutive Class IV rapids. Other notable rapids include "Elephant Rock," "Pinball," and "The Chute."
There are specific regulations in place for this area, including the requirement of personal flotation devices (PFDs) for all participants, and a prohibition on alcohol and drugs. Additionally, there are certain areas along the river that are designated as no-fishing zones to protect the native fish populations.