Alameda Creek, California, US
|Usual Difficulty||III (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||21 fpm|
|ALAMEDA C NR NILES CA|
|usgs-11179000||400 - 1000 cfs||III||01h13m||15.5 cfs (too low)|
Brown water and moderate brush with some good rapids towards the middle and end.
Put-in near the Niles Canyon train station, preferably with shuttle driver. Parking tickets are sometimes given even when you are legally parked. Take out below the last rapid at a public beach near Mission Blvd, currently no fee.
See the write up by Don da Roza at the California Creeks website.