Tuesday, December 30, 2008

 

San Joaquin River Overview - California Whitewater.

Guide for Kayaking, Canoeing & Rafting - Fresno County California, USA.


Whitewater Runs on the San Joaquin River - put-ins and other landmark locations.


San Joaquin River South Fork.
A. Paiute Creek to Florence Lake Run, class IV-Vp, 14 miles.
put-in - N 37.22541 W 118.83362
take-out - N 37.27438 W 118.97485

B. Florence Lake to Mono Hot Springs Run, class IV, 7 miles.
put-in - N 37.27438 W 118.97485
take-out - N 37.32597 W 119.01288

San Joaquin River - Main.
C. Mammoth Pool Dam to Powerhouse Run, class IV-V, 8 miles.
put-in - N 37.32069 W 119.32050
take-out - N 37.21927 W 119.34066

D. Chawanakee Gorge Run, class V, 8 miles.
put-in - N 37.21927 W 119.34066
take-out - N 37.15799 W 119.40559

E. Redinger Dam to Kerkhoff Reservoir Run, class III-IV, 6 miles.
put-in - N 37.14410 W 119.45134
take-out - N 37.14732 W 119.50344

F. Patterson Bend Run, class Vp, 11.5 miles.
put-in - N 37.15197 W 119.50833
take-out - N 37.09353 W 119.55365

G. Kerchoff #1 PH to Kerchoff #2 PH Run, class IV+, 1.9 miles.
put-in - N 37.09353 W 119.55365
take-out - N 37.07179 W 119.56101

H. Kerchoff #2 PH to Millerton Reservoir Run, class III, ~3 miles.
put-in - N 37.07179 W 119.56101
take-out - ?? Complicated !!

I. San Joaquin River Parkway below Friant Dam, class I, 40 miles.

Map of whitewater put-in locations on the San Joaquin River.

Instructions for online interactive road maps & topographic river maps.
• For full screen road maps & topographic maps see below.

Full-Screen River Map - San Joaquin River landmarks.
DoubleClick or point on the red markers to view the names & coordinates of landmarks displayed above (A, B, etc.).

Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.

Directory for Paddle Boating on the San Joaquin River.
(Click on All Tags, click on a river. Display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)

Printed Guidebooks for San Joaquin River Whitewater.

Best Whitewater in California, Third Edition 1998. (Guidebook - pg 245-257)
California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.

Paddleboating Stories from the San Joaquin River NEEDED !!

• Please send in your trip report from San Joaquin River whitewater boating. I will post or link to whitewater boating trip stories, pictures & videos from guest authors.

Whitewater River Canyons - Environmental Protection & Outdoor Activities.

San Joaquin River Watershed Recreation & Conservation Directory. Websites for the San Joaquin River Valley. (Display options - alphabetical 100. Section 1=canoeing-kayaking, 2=rafting-oarboating, 3=conservation-environment, 4=fishing, 5=hiking-camping, 6=other-websites)

More about:
• Nearby rivers & creeks: Merced River, Kings River, San Joaquin River Valley Region.
Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing Guides for California Whitewater Rivers.
Using these whitewater river paddleboating guides - BRT Kayaking.

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