A Wet State
Printer Friendly American River (Confluence / G-Wave)

American River (Confluence / G-Wave)

Stretch: Confluence to Folsom Lake
Difficulty: Class II (Class III/IV)
Distance: 3.3 to 9.5 miles
Flows: 1,000+ cfs (25,000 cfs for G-Wave) adding both North Fork and Middle Fork of the American gauges. Thanks to Dreamflows for the gauge info.
Gradient: 10.4 fpm
Put-in: Highway 49 Bridge, Confluence of the North Fork and Middle Fork
Take-out: Either China Bar Recreation Area or Rattlesnake Bar
Shuttle: 5.7 (plus 2.1 hiking) or 9.9 miles
Season: All year damn release (Winter and Spring from Rain for G-Wave)
Written: © 2012

A Wet State - Home Page