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California American River, North Fork

Yankee Jim Road To Ponderosa Way (Shirttail)



77°, Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

The Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way Shirttail River Run in California is a Class II-III river run that spans 9 miles. The river features several obstacles, including boulders and rapids, making it best suited for intermediate and advanced paddlers. The best time of year to float this section of water is in the spring, when the water levels are high, with a recommended flow of 500-1000 cfs. Paddlers should use caution when navigating the river, as there are several sections with strong currents and potential hazards. Overall, the Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way Shirttail River Run offers an exciting and challenging adventure for experienced paddlers.

Weather today, A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Status Runnable
Class Level II to III
Elevation 717 ft
Run Length 5.0 Mi
Gradient 21 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 2630 cfs
Gauge Height 2.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca
USGS 11427000

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Georgiana Slough Nr Sacramento R
USGS 11447903
7,670 cfs 8.4 ft
Sacramento R Ab Delta Cross Channel Ca
USGS 11447890
23,700 cfs 8.8 ft
Sacramento R Bl Georgiana Slough Ca
USGS 11447905
17,500 cfs 8.4 ft
Unnamed Trib Ab Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424548
0 cfs 2.5 ft
Sutter Slough A Courtland Ca
USGS 11447830
9,400 cfs 10.2 ft
Unnamed Trib Bl Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424546
8 cfs 2.3 ft
Laguna C Nr Elk Grove Ca
USGS 11336585
1 cfs 3.0 ft
S Mokelumne R A New Hope Br Nr Walnut Grove Ca
USGS 11336680
1,100 cfs ft
N Mokelumne Nr Walnut Grove Ca
USGS 11336685
16,600 cfs 25.6 ft
Steamboat Slough Nr Walnut Grove Ca
USGS 11447850
8,900 cfs 8.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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