American River, North Fork - Chamberlain Falls (Iowa Hill to Yankee Jim)

Slaughter's Sluice

Rapid Details

Name Slaughter's Sluice
Class III+ to IV

This is the first IV on this run.  It is located just below the puting a few hundred yards.  Lower flows bring restricted channels and rocky ledges.  Higher flows brings pushy rapids with possibly retentive holes.


Scout left or before putting on drive on Iowa Hills Road south to an overlook.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 500.0
Maximum: 3500.0
Length Feet
Elevation 1095.85 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 39.0933011
Long - -120.92322248

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