SOURCE (TOWER LAKE) INCLUDES KIRKWOOD CREEK, CASCADE CREEK AND TOWER CREEK TO HOOVER WILDERNESS BOUNDARY
STREAMFLOW: 10 CFS
Class II-IV River Run
The Whitewater River Run is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts in California. The ideal streamflow range for this run is between 200 and 500 cubic feet per second (cfs). The class rating of this run ranges from Class II to Class IV, depending on the segment. The segment mileage of the run is approximately 11 miles, starting from Tower Lake and ending at the Hoover Wilderness Boundary.
There are several notable rapids and obstacles along the way, including the Tower Drop, which is a Class IV rapid that requires precise navigation. Other rapids along the route include Kirkwood Creek Rapid and Cascade Creek Rapid.
There are specific regulations in place for this area to ensure the safety of visitors and protect the environment. Boaters are required to carry a valid permit and follow all local regulations, including restrictions on camping and campfires. Additionally, visitors are encouraged to practice Leave No Trace principles to minimize their impact on the surrounding wilderness.