American River, Middle Fork - Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse to Greenwood)

Kanaka Falls (Cartwheel Rapid)

Rapid Details

Name Kanaka Falls (Cartwheel Rapid)
Class IV

After a couple miles of entertaining, straight forward class III water you get to Kanaka Falls.  This is a boulder strewn rapid drop.  Waves and holes down the chute.


Scout on river left.  Portage or run.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 700.0
Maximum: 3000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 936.76 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.99627732
Long - -120.79846928

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