Main gorge section is pretty good to go, just below it the wood and brush gets pretty bad, including several river wide logs, use extreme caution especially at higher flows. 1-9-18
New strainer just above the waterfall. easy to duck under get out and back in on river left at 200cfs.
You can get down this section as low as 70 cfs without getting out of your boat or knuckling (much), but there isn't much whitewater. Around 150 cfs it gets quite fun, and over 300 cfs it's worth the drive. Over 500 cfs, some sections start to get pushy and there are some decent holes. This continues as high as I've seen it. My highest run was somewhere over 2000 cfs, and most rocks in the streambed are out of sight, or forming some very large, keeper holes.
Permits are not required for this reach.
on San Lorenzo @Felton (Henry Crowell State Park Bridge) to Ocean at Santa Cruz
Garden of Eden
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