Saturday, September 27, 2008


Cache Creek NF Long Valley Run - California.

Whitewater River Kayaking, Rafting & Canoeing Guide & Maps.

Recent River Flows on Cache Creek NF Long Valley Run.

The flow on Cache Creek NF is measured as the release from Indian Valley Reservoir.

Whitewater Rating vs. Flow Rate.

class . . . flows (cfs)
II . . . . . ??? cfs

River Description.

Ann Dwyer describes it as "brushy," "technical but not difficult and requires quick maneuvering skills." If the release from Indian Valley Reservoir is too low, then choose a put-in downstream after sidecreeks add additional flow. (Lake 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 Clearlake Oaks, CA (Lake County) - driving time 1 hours 33 minutes.

Road Conditions - California (Delays or closures due to weather, construction, etc.)
California Travel Information -
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: Cache Creek NF Long Valley 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 39.08037 W 122.53364, Below Indian Valley Reservoir, put-in (A).
• N 39.06978 W 122.58455, Wolf Creek confluence, put-in (B).
• N 39.04812 W 122.57953, Long Valley Creek confluence, put-in (C).
• N 38.98839 W 122.54061, Benmore Canyon confluence, put-in (D).
• N 38.98839 W 122.54061, below Hwy 20 bridge, take-out (E).

Local weather in Clearlake, CA.

Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.

Whitewater boating & flows in Cache Creek Directory.
(Display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)

Printed River Guidebooks - Cache Creek.

Ann Dwyer's Easy Waters of California North, 2000. (pg. 200-201)
California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.

Whitewater River Trip Reports NEEDED !!

• I'm happy to post or link to well-written, whitewater boating trip reports from guest authors, especially if boating pictures are included. Please contact me to submit your Cache Creek trip report.

Whitewater River Recreation Links.

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

More about:
How to use guides to white water river rafting and kayaking - BRT Insights.
• Nearby creeks & rivers: Stony Creek/Grindstone Creek, Bear Creek (Colusa County), Sacramento River Valley Region.
California Whitewater River Guides for kayakers, rafters & canoeists.

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