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Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School
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Forks of Salmon, CA

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Otter Bar offers all skill levels of whitewater kayak instruction based out of our wilderness lodge on California's pristine Salmo (more...)
 
 
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Oxbow Powerhouse to Greenwood Bridge Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Middle Fork American River

Tunnel Chute Rapid at 1100 cfs
Tunnel Chute Rapid at 1100 cfs Tunnel Chute Rapid from downstream of the tunnel Campfire on a Middle Fork American Overnight trip Chunder Rapid at 1100 cfs Chunder Rapid at 1100 cfs
Entrance to Kanaka Falls at 1100 cfs Surfing the hole at bottom of Kanaka Falls at 1100 cfs Below Ruck-A-Chucky Falls at 1100 cfs Class VI Ruck-A-Chucky Falls - Mandatory Portage at 1100 cfs Tunnel Chute Rapid at 1100 cfs
Camp at Fords Bar Canyon Creek sidehike Kanaka Falls at 1100 cfs Scenery below Tunnel Chute Rapid at 1100 cfs

Oxbow Powerhouse to Greenwood Bridge Info
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Put In:  Indian Bar
Take Out:  Driver's Flat - Former Greenwood Bridge
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV , Portage possible portages at mi 2.5 & mi 5
Gradient:  23 ft/mi
Run Length:  14.2 miles
Current Streamflow:  750 cfs @ 04/17/2009 02:00 PM - MIDDLE FK AMERICAN R NR OXBOW PH (OXB), reading taken from CDEC
Season Comments:  April, May, June, July
Water Craft:  kayak,raft
Location:  In the Pacific Region (CA), East of Sacramento
Area Name:  Pacific West


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