Butte Creek - Upper Butte Creek

California-US  

Description

De Sabla Powerhouse to Centerville Rd (take-out is the bridge on Centerville Rd).  Considered Class V above 1,000 cfs.  Expect a 2 mile hike in along a road, and at least one portage.  234 fpm gradient for the first mile, then easing every 1.5 miles eventually to 55 fpm for the last mile.  (This info courtesy of A Wet State - http://www.awetstate.com/ButteCreekU.html).

Statistics

Dana
Class IV to V
Current Flow 287.0 CFS
12-16-2018 14:00
Recommended Flow Minimum: 400.0
Average:
Maximum: 1200.0
Typical Season Begins: January
Ends: June
Recommended Use Kayaking: Yes
Rafting: Yes
Canoeing: No
SUP: No
Packrafting: No
Fishing: No
Primary Gauge BUTTE C NR CHICO CA
Length 6.9 Mile(s)
Gradient 234.0 FPM