Streamflow Conditions

Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse to Greenwood) is currently TOO LOW to be paddled and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks. Paddlers are advised to exercise caution with streamflow levels at 43cfs, about -97% below the average runnable rate of 1800cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse To Greenwood) are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca.

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Weather Forecast

Explore the latest streamflow conditions for local whitewater destinations on and around the American River, Middle Fork.

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Today, temperatures will be reaching 82, Sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Tomorrow, Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

Whitewater Rapids

Panic Alley Rapid
Class III
Last Chance Rapid
Class III
Tunnel Chute
Class IV+
Kanaka Falls (Cartwheel Rapid)
Class IV
Upper Ruck-A-Chucky (Chunder) Rapid
Class IV- to IV
Ruck-A-Chucky
Class V+ to VI
Lower Ruck-A-Chucky
Class III+ to IV
Driver's Ed Rapid
Class III to IV
Catapult Rapid
Class III to IV-
Shareen's Dream Rapid
Class III+


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