Gauge Description:

This run starts on the North Fork of Cache Creek before it meets the main creek in about 2 miles.  Flow in the NF will come from release from Indian Valley Reservoir and from feeder streams below Indian Valley Dam.  At two miles, additional flows will come from Clear Lake.


Cache Creek at Rumsey.

For more information, check: Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District  to get the releases from Indian Valley and Clear Lake. Their phone number is (530) 662-0266.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Cache Creek Below Clear Lake
dream-394 1000 - 7000 cfs II(III) 12h07m 241 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
1000 -7000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning
No. Cache Creek Rel Indian Valley Dam
dream-033 500 - 6000 cfs II(III) 11h37m 12 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -6000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning
CACHE C NR LOWER LAKE CA
usgs-11451000 500 - 5000 cfs II(III) 12h07m 241 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II(III) gauge is important or has warning

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
8y179d21h08m @Cache Creek 1) Hwy 20 to the Bear Creek Confluence [CA] Brad Treat on Cache Creek 0 cfs Brad Treat
> 10 years Cache Creek [CA] old school enders on Cache Creek, CA n/a Brad Treat
> 10 years Cache Creek [CA] Mad Mike 850 CFS Randy Hodges