FROM PRIVATE LAND BOUNDARY BETWEEN SEC. 8 AND 17, T2S, R2W, HM TO TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN
STREAMFLOW: 966 CFS
Class IV-V River Run
The Whitewater River Run in California is a challenging whitewater experience for advanced paddlers. The ideal streamflow range for this section of the river is between 800-2000 cfs, with higher flows in the spring and early summer months. The class rating is a solid Class IV, with some Class V rapids depending on water levels. The segment mileage is approximately 7 miles, with specific rapids and obstacles such as "Meatgrinder" and "Pinball."
Specific regulations for the Whitewater River Run include the need for a permit from the Bureau of Land Management, as the run crosses through federal land. Additionally, there are restrictions on camping, fires, and littering in the area. Paddlers should also be familiar with Leave No Trace principles and practice responsible river use.