American River, North Fork - Generation and Giant Gaps (Tadpole to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)

Tadpole Creek Trailhead

Access Details

Type Put-In
Name Tadpole Creek Trailhead

Trailhead is off of Forrest Hill Road.  Access this road from I-80 just outside of Auburn and head east.  The hike in is about 3 miles to the river.  You will have to decide if it is worth taking overnight gear or going light and pushing for a day trip.

Vehicle Access All Vehicles
Camping Allowed? No
Boat Ramp? No
Water Available? No
Coordinates Lat: 39.19292808
Long: -120.56734095
Elevation 5444.4 Feet

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