American River, North Fork - Royal Gorge (Soda Springs to Tadpole Creek)

Lower Heath Falls

Rapid Details

Name Lower Heath Falls
Class V to V+

This drop is around 55 feet and is slightly bigger than the falls up river.  The bottom of this drop has a cave/grotto area that could be an issue for swimmers or boaters not on top of things.  This is especially hazardous at higher flows.  Setup safety appropriately.


Scout river left.  Typically scouted when you scout the upper falls.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 750.0
Maximum: 2000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 4893.98 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 39.25113092
Long - -120.40227781

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