Sunday, October 07, 2007
Butte Creek near Chico Paddleboating Guide - Butte County, California USA.
Whitewater River Guide & Maps for kayaking, canoeing, rafting & tubing.
Recent Flows on Butte Creek.
River Difficulty vs. Flow Rate.class . . flow (cfs)
II+ . . . 200 - 1200
Description - Butte Creek near Chico.Popular training run for class II boaters. Outstanding scenery in the "Little Grand Canyon" of Butte Creek (Butte County, California, USA).
Driving Directions, Distance, Estimated Time & Road Conditions.Mapquest provides directions, distance & time from your house to the river.
* From Davis, CA to Chico, CA - driving time 1 hour, 49 minutes.
California Road Conditions (Delays or closures due to weather, construction, etc.)
* California Travel Information - highwayconditions.com.
* Road Conditions - California Dept Transportation.
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.A=Put-in. B=Takeout.
Full-Screen Topographic Map: Butte Creek.
River Landmarks - Geographic Coordinates.
Copy/paste the coordinates below into the search box at Google Maps or into the Find box at Acme Mapper.
* N 39.78890 W 121.65778, Powerhouse at Centerville - Put-in (A).
* N 39.72910 W 121.70330, Bridge - Take-out (B).
* N 39.72600 W 121.70900, CDEC gauge (C).
* N 39.71046 W 121.74892, Alternate Take-out ?? (D).
Local weather in Chico, California.
Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.• Butte Creek Directory.
(Set display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)
Printed Guidebooks - Butte Creek white water.• Ann Dwyer's Easy Waters of California North, 2000. (pg. 176)
• California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.
Float Tubing - Innertubing.• Float Tube (Innertube) Skills, Techniques and Safety for your River Trips.
• Equipment for Float Tubing - BRT Insights.
Whitewater River Trip Reports NEEDED !!• Please contact me to submit your trip report. I'm eager to post or link to well-written, whitewater boating trip reports from guest authors, especially if boating pictures or videos are included.
• Butte Creek tubing whitewater video - POPEoLOPE 16may2010.
• Butte Creek Whitewater Tubing - Trapped in Chico.
River Recreation Links - Butte Creek.• Butte Creek Recreation & Conservation Directory. (Set display options - alphabetical 100. Section 1=whitewater, 2=rafting, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=camping-hiking, 6=local-info)
• Using the white water river paddleboating guides - BRT Kayaking.
• Rivers & creeks nearby: Deer Creek, (Feather River, Indian Creek, Spanish Creek), Sacramento River Valley Region.
• River Guides for California Whitewater.
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