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North Fork - Rosassco Canyon Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Yuba River


North Fork - Rosassco Canyon Info
Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
Put In:  Downieville
Take Out:  Goodyears Bar
Difficulty:  Class IV , Class V
Gradient:  59 ft/mi
Run Length:  4 miles
Current Streamflow:  1800 cfs @ 12/14/2016 08:45 AM - N YUBA R BL GOODYEARS BAR CA, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  400-3,000 cfs
Season Comments:  April, May, June
Permit:  None presently required.
Hazards:  Cool temperatures and difficult rapids.
Water Craft:  kayak,raft
Land Ownership:  National Forest
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Improved Forest Service campgrounds along the run. Union Flat (put-in).
Location:  In the Pacific Region (CA), 103 miles Northeast of Sacramento
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: At the small town of Downieville, California, off Hwy 49 from Nevada City, pull into the parking lot on the right and the river is a short walk from this point. An alternate put-in is at Union Flat Campground 6 miles east of Downieville. Another alternate put-in is at the Shangri-La bridge about 4 miles upstream.

Take-out: Four miles down stream off Hwy 49 at the Goodyears Bar bridge on the left.


Towns near North Fork - Rosassco Canyon Kayaking

Auburn California
Chico California
Coloma California
Grass Valley California
Placerville California
Reno Nevada
Sacramento California
San Francisco California
Tahoe City California
Truckee California


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