Saturday, August 23, 2008


Cosumnes River - Whitewater Overview.

Whitewater River Kayaking Guide & Maps - El Dorado County & Amador County, California USA.

Whitewater Runs on Cosumnes River - locations of put-ins and other landmarks.

Run name (whitewater class)(coordinates of put-in).
    Somerset, CA (N 38.64788 W 120.68550)
A. NF Cosumnes River Upper Run (class IV+)(N 38.66199 W 120.43874).
B. NF Cosumnes River Lower Run (class V+)(N 38.66799 W 120.53264).
    Sweeney's Crossing take-out (N 38.65249 W 120.62570)
    Cosumnes River Gorge (N 38.64882 W 120.70659).
C. MF Cosumnes River Run (class IV+)(N 38.62552 W 120.70138).
    Outingdale, CA (N 38.61646 W 120.72812)
D. Cosumnes River Upper Run (class IV)(N 38.55085 W 120.84927).
    Latrobe, CA (N 38.55772 W 120.98257)
E. Cosumnes River Lower Run (class III+)(N 38.52238 W 120.95561).

River Map showing put-in locations for whitewater runs - Cosumnes River.

River map user instructions.
• Full screen river map - see below.

Full-Screen River Map: Cosumnes River put-in locations.
Markers on the topo map show locations of put-ins listed above (A, B, etc.).
Point or DoubleClick on the markers to see their names.

Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.

Cosumnes River Directory.
(Display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)

Printed Guidebooks - Cosumnes River whitewater.

Sierra Whitewater - A Paddler's Guide ... 1974. (pg. 98-106)
Best Whitewater in California, Third Edition 1998. (pg 182-187)
California Whitewater - A Guide to the Rivers, Third Edition 1995. (pg.92-95)
California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.

Whitewater Trip Reports from Cosumnes River NEEDED !!

• I'm happy to post or link to well-written, whitewater boating trip reports from guest authors, especially if boating pictures and/or videos are included. Contact me to submit your Cosumnes River trip report.

Whitewater River Conservation & Recreation.

Cosumnes River Conservation & Recreation Directory. (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.
• Nearby rivers & creeks: American River SF, Mokelumne River, Sacramento River Valley Region.
Another whitewater kayaking run on the LowerLower NF Cosumnes River ??
California Whitewater River Guides.

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