California Whitewater



Class III River Run

White Rock Creek is located in California and is a popular destination for whitewater rafting enthusiasts. The ideal streamflow range for this river is between 300 and 800 cubic feet per second (cfs), making it a Class III to IV rapid. The segment mileage for the river is approximately 6 miles.

White Rock Creek features several challenging rapids, including the infamous "Hells Hole" rapid and "Rattlesnake," which requires precise navigation due to its narrow channel and steep drop. Other notable rapids include "Headquarters," "Lollipop," and "Upper and Lower Pinball." The river also offers stunning scenery, including granite rock formations and lush forests.

Regulations in the area require all rafters to wear personal flotation devices (PFDs) and helmets. Additionally, all equipment must be properly maintained and inspected before use. Rafters should also be aware of the potential risks associated with the river, including sharp rocks and strong currents.

Overall, White Rock Creek offers a thrilling and challenging whitewater experience for rafters of all skill levels. It is important to always follow regulations and safety guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Get driving directions.
Last Updated 2023-08-30
River Levels 4 cfs (3.15 ft)
Percent of Normal 111%
Reporting Streamgauge ELDER C NR BRANSCOMB CA
Elevation 1,394 ft.
Watershed South Fork Eel