A whitewater guidebook to the Pacific Coast of the United States from the Rogue River to the Salinas Valley in California.
Eel River below Van Arsdale dam is a 24 hour average reading of flow on the Eel. During the rainy season, side creeks will greatly increase the flow.
Rain and temperature gauges in the region:
Potter Valley (PTV)
WIL - WILLITS HOWARD Ranger Station
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
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American Whitewater. Don't worry about multiple submissions from other witnesses, as our safety
editors will turn multiple witness reports into a single unified accident report.
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