Alameda Creek - Sunol to Niles Junction near Fremont

Alameda Creek, California, US


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
usgs-11179000 400 - 1000 cfs III 00h21m 15 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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