Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Eel River Pillsbury Run - California Whitewater River Paddleboating.
River Guide & Maps for kayaking, canoeing & rafting - Lake County & Mendocino County, California USA.
Recent River Flows on Eel River Pillsbury Run.Release from Lake Pillsbury - Dreamflows.
The flow on Eel River is measured just upstream from put-in.
Whitewater Rating vs. Flow Rate.class . . . flows (cfs)
III . . . . . 300 - 3000 cfs
River Description.A silty Coast Range river with some good whitewater running through a beautiful canyon. The shuttle road on river-left was blocked by a landslide some years ago, so shuttle using the road on river-right. The road on river-left is open up to Bucknell Creek take-out and a little ways upstream from there. (Lake County / Mendocino 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 Potter Valley, CA (Mendocino County) - driving time 2.0 hours 32 minutes.
Road Conditions - California (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.• Topographic map user instructions.
• Full screen topo map and coordinates of additional landmarks - see below.
Full-Screen Topographic Map - Eel River Pillsbury Run.
Markers on the topo map show locations of some landmarks listed below (A & B).
Point or DoubleClick on the markers to see their names.
More 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 39.41022 W 122.97926, Elk Mountain Road Bridge put-in (A).
• N 39.41630 W 123.01151, Dennis' Menace Rapid (B).
• N 39.39176 W 123.03949, Double Falls Rapid (C).
• N 39.37729 W 123.05009, Bucknell Creek take-out (D).
Local weather in Potter Valley, CA.
Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.• Eel River Recreation & Conservation Directory.
(Display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)
River Guidebooks.• Best Whitewater in California, Third Edition 1998. (pg 13-14)
• California Whitewater - A Guide to the Rivers, Third Edition 1995. (pg.167-169)
• West Coast River Touring - Rogue River Canyon and South, 1974. (pg. 134)
• California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.
Whitewater River Trip Reports NEEDED !!Please contact me to send in your trip reports. I'm happy to post or link to well-written, whitewater boating trip reports from guest authors, especially if boating pictures are included.
• Eel River Pillsbury Run photos - liquidfusionkayaking 09march2010.
• Eel River Pillsbury Run kayaking pictures - Andy 09april2001.
Whitewater River Recreation Links.• Eel River Conservation & Recreation Directory. Eel River valley websites. (Display options - alphabetical 100. Section 1=whitewater, 2=rafting, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=camping-hiking, 6=local-info)
• Use of these white guides to water river kayaking and rafting - BRT Insights.
• Rivers & creeks nearby: (Eel River, Black Butte River, Outlet Creek, Ten Mile Creek), Russian River, North Coast Rivers Region.
• California Whitewater River Guides.
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