Other Whitewater Trips on the Stanislaus River


 »  North Fork - Hell's Kitchen
 »  North Fork - Boards Crossing
 »  Middle Fork Stanislaus River - Dardanelles Run
 »  Middle Fork Stanislaus River - Donnells Run
 »  Middle Fork Stanislaus River - Sand Bar Flat Run
 »  Middle Fork Stanislaus River - Mt.Knight Run
 »  South Fork - Strawberry Run
 »  South Fork - Italian Bar Run
 »  Main - Goodwin Dam to Knight's Ferry
 
 »  Review this trip
 »  Post Alert for this trip
 
Lodging in California

 »  California Bed & Breakfasts
 »  California Cabins, Condos, and Vacation Rentals
 »  California Campgrounds
 »  California Hotels & Motels

 
 Find a Rafting Trip

 Link to Us
 Email This Page to a Friend
 Business Login
 Add a Listing

 
  Follow Us On Twitter
  Visit Us On Facebook
 
 

Paddlesports Schools:

Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School
Located in:
Forks of Salmon, CA

More Details
Our Website
Otter Bar offers all skill levels of whitewater kayak instruction based out of our wilderness lodge on California's pristine Salmo (more...)
 
 
site home  :: self guided home  :: U.S. river guide  :: Rivers in California  :: Stanislaus River California  :: North Fork - Boards Crossing Whitewater Kayaking Trip

North Fork - Boards Crossing Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Stanislaus River


North Fork - Boards Crossing Info
Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
Put In:  Sourgrass Bridge
Take Out:  Utica Ditch Diversion Dam
Difficulty:  Class IV , Class V
Gradient:  77 fpm
Run Length:  7.5 miles
Good Level:  500 - 1,500 cfs, Optimum 1,200 cfs
Streamflow Comments:  This section runs after heavy rain, snowmelt, and scheduled dam releases
Season Comments:  March, April, May, June
Primary Season:  Spring, runs during normal peak season
Permit:  None presently required
Hazards:  Many class IV/V rapids. Possible portages
Water Craft:  kayak,raft
Location:  In the Pacific Region (CA), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From Angels Camp drive 18 miles to Avery. Once in Avery turn right onto Moran Road, in 1 mile turn right onto Love Creek Road. Go 4 miles to the fork in the road, take the right fork and continue .5 miles until the 4-way intersection at the top of the hill. Go straight at the intersection and drive down the hill to the river.

Put In: From the take out return to Moran Road, turn right and continue 4 miles to highway 4. Turn right onto Highway 4, in 4.4 miles turn right again onto Boards Crossing Road. The put in at Sourgrass Bridge is 5 miles down this road.



Towns near North Fork - Boards Crossing Kayaking

Angels Camp California
Bakersfield California
Groveland California
Jackson California


Other Resources

Conservation Organizations
  • American River Conservancy
  • American River Watershed Group
  • Disabled Adventure Outfitters' (DAO)-
  • Protect American River Canyons
  • Sierra Nevada Forest Protection Campaign
  • South Yuba River Citizens League
  • Pacific Coast Kayak Clubs
  • California Floaters Society
  • California Kayak Friends
  • Hydraulic Hooligans
  • River City Whitewater Club
  • Sequoia Paddling Club
  • Shasta Paddlers
  • Sierra Club San Francisco Bay RTS
  • Stanford Kayak Club
  • Western Waters Canoe Club
  • Paddling Sites
  • California Whitewater Rafting
  • Dreamflows
  • Travel Guides
  • California Vacation & Travel Guide
  •