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Printer Friendly South Fork of the American River (Riverton to Peavine)

South Fork of the American River (Riverton to Peavine)


Stretch: Highway 50 bridge to Peavine Ridge Road (1:30 hrs from Davis)
Difficulty: Class III-IV
Distance: 3.5 miles, one day
Flows: 500 - ?000 cfs. Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 64 fpm (Steeper at the end)
Put-in: Highway 50 Bridge / Historical Site
Take-out: The end of Peavine Ridge Road
Shuttle: 4 miles (15 minutes) one-way (1 mile bad dirt road)
Season: spring into early summer, from snowmelt

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