SECTION LINE TO CONFLUENCE WITH ROCK CREEK

Section Line To Confluence With Rock Creek

River Runs Kayaking Whitewater


The Whitewater River Run from Section Line to Confluence with Rock Creek in California is a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this section is between 300-800 cfs. The class rating for this section is Class III-IV, which means it has moderate to difficult rapids with strong eddies and currents.

The segment mileage of the Whitewater River Run Section Line to Confluence with Rock Creek is approximately 7 miles. The run features several rapids, including the "Deadman's Drop," "Pinball," and "Shark's Tooth," which offer challenging obstacles for experienced paddlers. The river also features technical sections that require skilled maneuvering, making it a popular destination for kayakers and rafters.

Specific regulations to the area include a permit requirement for all commercial and private groups, and a mandatory safety briefing for all participants. The river is also closed during the winter months due to hazardous conditions caused by snowmelt.

Excessive Heat Warning
Until 2024-06-23T20:00:00-07:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures up to 100 to 105 expected. * WHERE...Interstate 5 Corridor, Northern Ventura County Mountains, Santa Barbara County Interior Mountains, Southern Ventura County Mountains, Western Antelope Valley Foothills, and Western San Gabriel Mountains and Highway 14 Corridor. * WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT Sunday. * IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during extreme heat events.

June 22, 2024

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Last Updated 2024-06-20
River Levels 8 cfs (2.09 ft)
Percent of Normal 300%
Reporting Streamgauge SESPE CREEK NEAR WHEELER SPRINGS CA
Elevation 3,544 ft.
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Watershed Santa Clara

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