California Whitewater

FOREST ROAD 16SO2 TO LA DEPT. OF WATER AND POWER PROPERTY


STREAMFLOW: 11 CFS

Class III-IV River Run

The Whitewater River Run, located in the state of California, is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this river run is between 300 and 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The segment mileage for this run is approximately 7.5 miles long and is classified as a Class III-IV run.

This river run features various rapids and obstacles, including the Rock Garden, which is a technical rapid with a narrow chute. Additionally, the run features several drops, ledges, and a few boulder gardens. The rapids in this run provide an exciting and challenging experience for intermediate and experienced paddlers.

When visiting this area, it is important to follow specific regulations set by the local authorities. All paddlers must wear a personal flotation device (PFD) and a helmet at all times while on the river. Additionally, camping is not allowed within 300 feet of the river, and all fires must be contained within designated fire rings.

In summary, the Whitewater River Run is a challenging and exciting river run in California that features various rapids and obstacles. Paddlers should aim for an ideal streamflow range of 300-1,000 cfs, and the run is classified as a Class III-IV. It is important to follow specific regulations when visiting this area, including wearing a PFD and helmet and adhering to camping and fire regulations. Get driving directions.
FOREST ROAD 16SO2 TO LA DEPT. OF WATER AND POWER PROPERTY
Last Updated 2023-11-30
River Levels 43 cfs (3.39 ft)
Percent of Normal 152%
Reporting Streamgauge SF TULE R NR CHOLOLLO CAMPGROUND NR PORTERVILLE CA
Elevation 3,702 ft.
River
Watershed Owens Lake

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