North Fork Feather River - Cresta

Cresta Dam

Rapid Details

Name Cresta Dam
Class IV+ to V-

Hike 1/4 mile upstream to run this rapid, which begins at the base of the dam.  Consists of two holes and a drop.  Enter right, work left for the second hole, and then set up for the final drop.  At low flows (below 1,000 cfs), rafts may have difficulty - especially with the rocky section at the top of the rapid.

Recommended Flows Minimum:
Elevation Feet
Coordinates Lat -
Long -