Weber Creek, California, US
|Usual Difficulty||IV-V (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||104 fpm|
|Mile||Rapid Name||Class||Features (Legend)|
|0.0||Big Cut Road||N/A|
|1.4||Highway 49 bridge||N/A|
|3.0||Highway 50 bridge||N/A|
|4.0||Green Valley Road||N/A|
|6.0||Cold Springs Road||N/A|
|12.0||SF American Confluence||N/A|
Elevation is about 1700 feet at this access location.
Look out for a small dam near the bridge. There does not appear to be any public access at this bridge.
There does not appear to be any public access at this bridge.
Some of the biggest rapids of the upper reaches are said to be just downstream of highway 50. Highway 50 is high above and does not provide any public access to the creek.
There is a painted gauge on the bridge at this access point. Runnable levels are generally considered to be from about 1 to 3 feet. Parking options appear limited and there are "No Trespassing" signs, but it is reported to be a common put in. Elevation is about 1460 feet.
Accessing the creek here, requires boat carrying for a little ways.
Elevation is about 890 feet. This is the most common put in for those paddling down to the SF American and the Salmon Falls take out.
The creek enters the river at Bouncing Rock rapid. Paddle another 2.3 miles down to the take out at Salmon Falls bridge. Elevation at the confluence is about 450 feet.