BEGINS NEAR MUCK VALLEY TO ENDS TWO MILES FROM THE FALL RIVER VALLEY
STREAMFLOW: 1,050 CFS
Class III-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run in California begins near Muck Valley and ends two miles from the Fall River Valley. The ideal streamflow range for this river run is between 500 and 2000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The class rating for this river run is class III-IV, which means it is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers.
The segment mileage for this river run is approximately 8.5 miles. It is divided into three sections, with the first section being the most challenging. The rapids on this river run include the Meatgrinder, Trouble Maker, and Pipeline. These rapids are considered to be some of the most difficult on the river and require skilled maneuvering.
In addition to the rapids, there are also several obstacles on this river run, including rocks and fallen trees. It is important for paddlers to be aware of these obstacles and to navigate around them carefully.
There are specific regulations in place for this area, including a permit requirement for commercial outfitters and a limit on the number of permits issued per day. Paddlers are also required to wear personal flotation devices (PFDs) and to follow Leave No Trace principles while on the river.