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Difficulty III-V
Length 5.12 Miles
Gauge No. Stanislaus At Avery
Flow Range 400 - 1500 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 3 hours ago 233 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 09/09/2011 12:29 am

River Description



Other Information Sources:
Photo of Steve Harpe courtesy of Julie Keller (
Book references: Cassady & Calhoun, Holbek & Stanley, Gerald Meral
Calaveras Big Trees State Park
California Outfitters river map
Northern California Power Agency
Irie Shuttles  Rocky Bridges   209-795-4809 provides shuttle service and information for this run. 

Rapid Descriptions


Gage Descriptions

Boatable flows in this reach generally come down Highland Creek from New Spicer Meadows reservoir. 

Stream Flows and Temperatures  provided by Northern California Power Agency.
USGS Schematic of Stanislaus River Basin
pdf shows reservoirs, powerhouses and gauges in this drainage.

USGS #2945 NF Stanislause below Highland Creek.
USGS #2940 Highland Creek below Spicer Meadows Reservoir.
USGS #2936 NF Stanislaus above confluence with Highland Creek.

Directions Description

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Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1190097 02/09/02 n/a n/a
1200634 09/09/11 Paul Martzen added gauges & links