Mattole - Shelter Cove Road to Honeydew

Mattole, California, US


Shelter Cove Road to Honeydew

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 27.2 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-11468900 200 - 1000 cfs II-III 00h38m 1620 cfs (too high)

River Description

Shelter Cove Road: topozone, Googlemap

Ettersburg: topozone , googlemap

Honeydew: topozone, googlemap

Petrolia: Topozone googlemap

Other Information Sources:
SCHWIND GUIDEBOOK, Ann Dwyer: Canoeing Waters of California, Thomas Harris: Down the Wild River. has a description of the reach.
John Lester has a 1999 trip report  with  good pictures. 

The Mattole Restoration Council has information about the river and the region.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2006-10-18 03:49:20

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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November 20 2016 (793 days ago)
g_avanche (158692)
11/6/16 went at 350 cfs and it was pretty low. still fun but 400+ would be better and also a lot of