Clear Creek (Sacramento trib.) - 2) Whiskeytown Reservoir to Sacramento Valley

Clear Creek (Sacramento trib.), California, US


2) Whiskeytown Reservoir to Sacramento Valley (Lower Whiskeytown)

Usual Difficulty IV (for normal flows)
Length 8 Miles
Avg. Gradient 39 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-11372000 200 - 1000 cfs IV 01h19m 476 cfs (running)

River Description



Other information Sources:

Check out the description in Bill Tuthill's California Creeks.

Geoff's Clear Creek page  with descriptions and photos. 


Youtube video from December 2007  by Daniel Lundberg

Youtube video of SkiJump rapid

Youtub video, Clear Creek Broach



StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2004-11-01 13:31:24

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

Users can submit comments.
January 1 2010 (2906 days ago)
Nick SindersonDetails
I really enjoy this run and come the end of September, I'll make daily internet checks to see if
the flow has come into runnable range. I wish it was a little closer to my house though. A friend
of mine made a little video of a trip we did that shows all the bigger drops. Best Clear Creek
video I've seen. very fun intro to creeking run and you can paddle it from late
Sept to April

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