Alameda Creek - Sunol to Niles Junction near Fremont


Alameda Creek, California, US

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Sunol to Niles Junction near Fremont (Niles Canyon)

Usual Difficulty III (for normal flows)
Length 4.3 Miles
Avg. Gradient 21 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
ALAMEDA C NR NILES CA
usgs-11179000 400 - 1000 cfs III 00h51m 17.8 cfs (too low)


River Description

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.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-02-13 00:17:06

Rapid Descriptions

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