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Whitewater River Run

California American River, South Fork

Coloma To Greenwood - (C To G)

Class II TO III- Easy

742 CFS

61°, Mostly Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the American River, South Fork are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 15,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 11427000, the Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca Remember only watercraft are permitted at Coloma to Greenwood - (C to G).

Status Runnable
Class Level II to III-
Elevation 717 ft
Run Length 5.0 Mi
Gradient 17 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 742 cfs
Gage Height 1.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca
USGS 11427000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Sacramento R Ab Delta Cross Channel Ca
USGS 11447890
10,500 cfs 5.5 ft
Unnamed Trib Bl Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424546
8 cfs 2.3 ft
N Yuba R Bl Goodyears Bar Ca
USGS 11413000
613 cfs 3.7 ft
Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca
USGS 11427000
742 cfs 1.3 ft
Little Potato Slough A Terminous Ca
USGS 11336790
1,320 cfs 17.1 ft
Bear R Nr Wheatland Ca
USGS 11424000
753 cfs 3.6 ft
Unnamed Trib Ab Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424548
0 cfs 2.5 ft
Independence C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343000
14 cfs 2.6 ft
Deer C Nr Smartville Ca
USGS 11418500
173 cfs 3.2 ft
Sacramento R Bl Georgiana Slough Ca
USGS 11447905
6,200 cfs 5.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Independence Lake
111" -1"
Independence Camp
74" 0"
blue canyon
65" 0"
Css Lab
101" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Dru Barner 47 3,237 ft
Rucky A Chucky - Auburn State Rec Area 5 723 ft
Bear River County Park 23 1,749 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Greenwood to Mammoth Bar 1390.0cfs 7.0 Mi II to II+
Generation and Giant Gaps (Tadpole to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road) 1390.0cfs 26.8 Mi IV to IV+
Coloma to Greenwood - (C to G) 1390.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III-
Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way (Shirttail) 1390.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III
Chili Bar 1390.0cfs 8.0 Mi III to IV
Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse to Greenwood) 1390.0cfs 16.5 Mi IV- to IV

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