American River, North Fork - Generation and Giant Gaps (Tadpole to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)

Pinball Rapid

Rapid Details

Name Pinball Rapid
Class IV

This is the last big rapid on the Giant Gap stretch.  Just below here is the takeout. This isn't the hardest rapid but after a long day of paddling V's and IV' you still want to treat this rapid with respect.  Pick your zig zag line through the boulders.


Scout on river left.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 500.0
Maximum: 2500.0
Length Feet
Elevation 2194.65 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 39.10709303
Long - -120.92383537

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