American River, South Fork - Coloma to Greenwood - (C to G)

Highway Rapid

Rapid Details

Name Highway Rapid
Class II to II+

As the river makes a left hand turn in front of Highway 49 is a very rocky area.  At low flows this is really rocky and manuevering will be needed by most rafters.  Kayakers can practice eddy turns and slolom moves here.


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Recommended Flows Minimum: 800.0
Maximum: 4000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 667.8 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.82435189
Long - -120.93837331

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