Thursday, August 23, 2007


Truckee River - Runs in NV

Whitewater River Guide - Nevada.

River Flow Data.

USGS Real-Time Data for Nevada: Streamflow - 7 gauges for the Truckee River.

River Difficulty.

Verdi to Mayberry, 8 mi, class I-III.
Mayberry to Cottonwood Park, 10 mi, class I-III.
Cottonwood Park to Pyramid Lake, ?? mi, class I-II (III).

Description - Truckee River Runs in NV.

These runs (Washoe County, Nevada, USA) are fed by the releases from Lake Tahoe, Prosser Creek Reservoir and Boca Reservoir in California. See also Truckee River - Runs in California.

Driving Directions, Distance, Estimated Time & Road Conditions.

Mapquest provides directions, distance & time from your house to the river.
* From Davis, CA to Reno, NV - driving time 2 hours, 21 minutes.

California Road Conditions (Delays or closures due to weather, construction, etc.)
California Travel Information -
Road Conditions - California Dept Transportation.
Road Conditions - Nevada Department of Transportation.
Nevada - Safe Travel USA.

Topographic River Map, Road Map & Local Business Search.

• The map below is interactive - click and drag on the map to adjust the location.
• Point or DoubleClick on the red markers below to see their names.
• Use the tool on the left to zoom and pan.
• Click on the Map button for a road map, Topo button for topographic map.
• Click on Google logo for road map & local business search (gas, food, camping).
• Full screen topo map and coordinates of additional landmarks - see below.
Topographic map user instructions.

Topographic River Map.

Full-Screen Topo Map: Truckee River - Runs in NV.
A, B, C = Put-ins and Take-outs. Zoom out to see G=Pyramid Lake.

River Landmarks - Geographic Coordinates.
(A)(B)(C) locations are marked on the Acme Mapper topo map above, or
copy/paste these coordinates into the search box at Google Maps or the Find box at Acme Mapper.
• N 39.51371 W 119.99654, Crystal Creek Park, Verdi, NV (A)
• N 39.50454 W 119.89234, Mayberry Park (B)
• N 39.52385 W 119.81629, Reno NV Whitewater Park (C)
• N 39.53013 W 119.81295, Riverwalk District Reno NV
• N 39.52073 W 119.76531, Sparks NV Whitewater Park (D).
• N 39.51298 W 119.73016, Cottonwood Park (E)
• N 39.52662 W 119.70055, Vista Blvd, Sparks, NV (F)
• N 34.64417 W 118.76333, Pyramid Lake (G)

Local weather in Reno, Nevada.

Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.

Truckee River Directory.
(Sort alphabetically - see section 1.)

River Guidebooks & Webguides.

Ann Dwyer's Easy Waters of California North, 2000. (pg. 288-293)
Sierra Whitewater - A Paddler's Guide ... 1974. (pg. 164-165)

Whitewater River Trip Reports NEEDED !!

• I'm happy to post well-written, whitewater boating trip reports from guest authors, especially if boating pictures are included. Please contact me to submit your trip report.
Traveling Nevada: Rafting down the Truckee River 26june2008.
truckeeriver -

River Recreation Links - Truckee River.

Truckee River Directory - Recreation & Conservation. (Display options - alphabetical 100. Section 1=whitewater, 2=rafting, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=camping-hiking, 6=local-info)

More about:
Using these guides to white water river paddleboating - BRT Kayaking.
Reno NV Whitewater Park Guide - Truckee River.
Sparks NV Whitewater Park Guide - Truckee River.
Truckee River Guide - Whitewater Runs in CA.
• Nearby rivers & creeks: Carson River, Walker River, Great Basin Rivers of CA NV - Regional Overview.
Whitewater River Guides.

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