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GENERATION AND GIANT GAPS (TADPOLE TO COLFAX-IOWA HILL ROAD)

Whitewater River Run





California American River, North Fork

Generation And Giant Gaps (Tadpole To Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)

Class IV TO IV+ Easy

34 CFS

Too Low
85°, Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the American River, North Fork are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 2,500cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 11427000, the Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca Remember only watercraft are permitted at Generation and Giant Gaps (Tadpole to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road).

Status Too Low
Class Level IV to IV+
Elevation 717 ft
Run Length 26.8 Mi
Gradient 120 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 33.8 cfs
Gage Height 0.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca
USGS 11427000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Upper Truckee R At S Upper Truckee Rd Nr Meyers Ca
USGS 10336580
4 cfs 5.1 ft
Trout C Nr Tahoe Valley Ca
USGS 10336780
12 cfs 5.2 ft
Sagehen C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343500
1 cfs 1.5 ft
Deer C Nr Cameron Park Ca
USGS 11335655
8 cfs 3.6 ft
Donner C At Hwy 89 Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338700
5 cfs 2.3 ft
Truckee R A Farad Ca
USGS 10346000
414 cfs 3.9 ft
Independence C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343000
5 cfs 2.4 ft
Little Truckee R Bl Div Dam Nr Sierraville Ca
USGS 10341950
3 cfs 1.0 ft
Third Ck Nr Crystal Bay
USGS 10336698
1 cfs 1.9 ft
Up Truckee R A South Lake Tahoe Ca
USGS 10336610
18 cfs 3.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Hagan'S Meadow
SNOTEL 508
1" 0"
Tahoe City Cross
SNOTEL 809
2" 1"
Squaw Valley G.C.
SNOTEL 784
1" 0"
Echo Peak
SNOTEL 463
1" 0"
black springs
SNOTEL BLSC1
0.09" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Lake Spaulding 25 5,048 ft
Grouse Ridge 9 7,410 ft
Carr Lake 12 6,668 ft
Sterling lake- dispersed None 7,036 ft
Woodchuck 8 6,256 ft
McMurray None 5,880 ft
Donner Summit Area - Lake Spaulding 25 5,045 ft
Hampshire Rocks 30 5,921 ft
Lindsey Lake 10 6,271 ft
Sterling Lake 8 7,023 ft
Robinson Flat 14 6,696 ft
Fuller Lake None 5,380 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Alpine Meadows Ski Area -1" 68° 0"
Donner Ski Ranch 0" 70° 0"
Boreal Mountain Resort 0" 70° 0"
Squaw Valley 1" 68° 0"
Tahoe Donner 0" 70° 0"
Sugar Bowl Resort -1" 74° 0"
Soda Springs 0" 70° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse to Greenwood) 1390.0cfs 16.5 Mi IV- to IV
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
Royal Gorge (Soda Springs to Tadpole Creek) 817.0cfs 25.0 Mi V to V+
Coloma to Greenwood - (C to G) 1390.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III-
Generation and Giant Gaps (Tadpole to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road) 1390.0cfs 26.8 Mi IV to IV+

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