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Whitewater River Run

California American River

Sunrise Avenue To Watt Avenue

Class II- TO II


Too High
78°, Mostly Sunny

The Sunrise Avenue to Watt Avenue river run on the American River in California is a leisurely Class I float suitable for families and beginners. The best time to float this section of water is during spring and early summer when the water levels are typically around 2,000-5,000 cfs. The river run is characterized by occasional riffles and mild rapids, with a few obstacles such as low bridges and downed trees to watch out for. Overall, this section of the American River is a peaceful and scenic float that's perfect for a relaxing day on the water.

Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

Status Too High
Class Level II- to II
Elevation 79 ft
Run Length 11.0 Mi
Gradient 4 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 8790 cfs
Gauge Height 9.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage American R A Fair Oaks Ca
USGS 11446500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Shag Slough A Liberty Island Nr Courtland Ca
USGS 11455276
784 cfs 5.6 ft
Miner Slough A Hwy 84 Bridge
USGS 11455165
1,790 cfs 4.9 ft
Sacramento R Ab Delta Cross Channel Ca
USGS 11447890
18,500 cfs 7.5 ft
S Mokelumne R A New Hope Br Nr Walnut Grove Ca
USGS 11336680
1,100 cfs ft
Georgiana Slough Nr Sacramento R
USGS 11447903
5,280 cfs 7.2 ft
N Mokelumne Nr Walnut Grove Ca
USGS 11336685
16,600 cfs 25.6 ft
Cache Slough A S Liberty Island Nr Rio Vista Ca
USGS 11455315
154 cfs 6.0 ft
N Yuba R Bl Goodyears Bar Ca
USGS 11413000
3,460 cfs 8.0 ft
Sacramento R Bl Georgiana Slough Ca
USGS 11447905
14,700 cfs 7.1 ft
Sacramento R Deep Water Ship Channel Nr Rio Vista
USGS 11455335
9,620 cfs 23.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Peninsula - Folsom Lake State Rec Area 100 792 ft
Rancho Seco Rec Area None 252 ft
Placer County Fair RV None 163 ft
Beals Point - Folsom Lake State Rec Area 69 486 ft
Cal Expo RV Park None 26 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Chili Bar 2670.0cfs 8.0 Mi III to IV
Sunrise Avenue to Watt Avenue 8790.0cfs 11.0 Mi II- to II
Coloma to Greenwood - (C to G) 2670.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III-
Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way (Shirttail) 2670.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III
Greenwood to Mammoth Bar 2670.0cfs 7.0 Mi II to II+

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