American River, North Fork - Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way (Shirttail)

Bend and Brake Rapids

Rapid Details

Name Bend and Brake Rapids
Class III- to III

For the next 1/2 mile starting at the end of the horshoe bend is a series of rapids.  The river makes several turns and generally there is a rapid on each turn.  The final rapid has a hole at higher water and at lower water things can get a little technical with rocks.


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Recommended Flows Minimum: 500.0
Maximum: 5000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 833.16 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 39.01478052
Long - -120.92463266

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