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Tributary - South Silver Creek Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the South Fork American River

Autobahn (Photo by Randolph Green)
3rd drop Tea Cups (Photo by Randolph Green) Boof Boof Slide 4th drop Tea Cups Skyscraper Off Ramp
Nose Job Plastic Surgery

Tributary - South Silver Creek Info
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Put In:  1.2 Miles above Ice House Reservoir (Autobahn)
Take Out:  Ice House Reservoir
Difficulty:  Class V , Portage 1 portage below (Off Ramp)
Gradient:  595 ft/mi
Run Length:  1.2 miles
Season Comments:  June, July
Primary Season:  Late Spring
Permit:  NO
Water Craft:  kayak
Camping on River:  Paid camping and stealth non-paid camping available.
Location:  In the Pacific Region (CA), East on Hwy 50. Go North on Ice House Road (West of Kyburz, milemarker 39.8). of 55 miles East of Sacramento
Shuttle Logistics:  Proceed to Icehouse Reservoir on Icehouse Road. South Silver enters the reservior on the far east side. Take paved road left just before Strawberry Campground (North side of reservoir) to end and access take out. A quick hike to the put in above Autobahn possible on river right trail. Driving to the put in is also possible.

Towns near Tributary - South Silver Creek Kayaking

Angels Camp California
Auburn California
Coloma California
Grass Valley California
Jackson California
Mammoth Lakes California
Placerville California
Reno Nevada
Sacramento California
San Francisco California
Tahoe City California
Truckee California

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  • California Floaters Society
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  • Hydraulic Hooligans
  • River City Whitewater Club
  • Sequoia Paddling Club
  • Shasta Paddlers
  • Sierra Club San Francisco Bay RTS
  • Stanford Kayak Club
  • Western Waters Canoe Club
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