Eel, California, US
|Usual Difficulty||III-IV (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||23 fpm|
|RIVER BELOW VAN ARSDALE DAM 24HR AVG|
|cdec-EVA||500 - 7000 cfs||III-IV||03h08m||56 cfs (too low)|
|Eel Rel Lake Pillsbury|
|dream-020||300 - 7000 cfs||III-IV||64h09m||115 cfs (too low)|
Great class III run, Dennis Menice and Double Falls stand out as III+, but there are lots of fun II-III rapids.
This run is about one hour NE of Ukiah. Southside road is good for shuttle from put-in to take-out. Northside road is the best way to the put-in and the best road home.
Other Information Sources:
Cassady & Calhoun, Holbek & Stanley, Schwind, Penny
Bill Tuthill's California Creekin.
|Mile||Rapid Name||Class||Features (Legend)|
|5.7||Bucknell Creek Access||N/A|
Below this creek the river difficulty is easier. Long pools seperate fewer and easier rapids.