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American River - South Fork, California

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: IV-V
Length: 7 miles
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.77299
Longitude: -120.6971

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.78269
Longitude: -120.77681


Paddling Rivers Near American River - South Fork, California:

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Slab Creek Dam to White Rock Powerhouse)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 20.5 miles long (Route 193 to Folsom Lake)

   Cosumnes River - Middle Fork, El Dorado County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 11 miles long (Outingdale to Highway 49)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Voyages, El Dorado County, 11 miles away
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   Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Adventures, El Dorado County, 11 miles away
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   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 12 miles away
      Class III+ - 15 miles long (Lotus Campground to Folsom Lake)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer/El Dorado County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV(V+) - 17 miles long (Oxbow Bend to Drivers Flat Road)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.1 miles long (Mosquito Ridge Road to confluence with Middle Fork)

   Camp Creek, El Dorado County, 14 miles away
      Class IV+ - 10.1 miles long (Fleming Meadows trailhead to Happy Valley Road)

   Cosumnes River, El Dorado / Amador / Sacramento County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V - 20 miles long (Highway 49 to Highway 16)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer / El Dorado County, 17 miles away
      Class I(II) - 7.1 miles long (former Greenwood Bridge to Mammoth Bar)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.4 miles long (Peavine Ridge Road to Forebay Road)


Hotels near American River - South Fork, California:

Gold Country Inn, Placerville
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4 miles away
Historic Cary House Hotel, Placerville
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5.3 miles away
Best Western Plus Placerville Inn, Placerville
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7.9 miles away
Best Western Stagecoach Inn, Pollock Pines
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9.6 miles away
Bella Vista Bed And Breakfast, Placerville
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10.5 miles away
Eden Vale Inn, Placerville
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13.9 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Cameron Park, Cameron Park
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17.4 miles away
Imperial Hotel, Amador City
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20.2 miles away
Days Inn Sutter Creek, Sutter Creek
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21.1 miles away
Hanford House Inn, Sutter Creek
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21.1 miles away
Foxes Inn Of Sutter Creek, Sutter Creek
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21.2 miles away
Sierra Sun Cloud Inn, Colfax
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22.9 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near American River - South Fork, California:

   Finnon Lake, Placerville, 1 miles away

   Gerle Creek - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 5 miles away

   Pipi Campground - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 5 miles away

   Robbs Hut - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 5 miles away

   Silver Lake East - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 5 miles away

   Stumpy Meadows - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 5 miles away

   Van Vleck Bunkhouse - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 5 miles away


Trails near American River - South Fork, California:

   Nevada Point Trail, El Dorado , 11 miles away
      5.3 hiking miles, 2771 feet elevation difference

   Pigeon Roost Trail, Placer , 14 miles away
      1.4 hiking miles, 763 feet elevation difference

   Bake Oven Trail, Placer , 14 miles away
       9 hiking miles, 2032 feet elevation difference

   Grizzly Canyon Trail, Placer , 15 miles away
      2 hiking miles, 381 feet elevation difference

   Belix Trail, Placer , 17 miles away
      6.9 hiking miles, 1141 feet elevation difference


Public Lands Near American River - South Fork, California:

   Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California, 11 miles away

   Indian Grinding Rock State Park, California, 20 miles away

   Auburn State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Folsom Lake State Park, California, 26 miles away

   Eldorado National Forest, California, 27 miles away


Lakes Near American River - South Fork, California:

   Slab Creek Reservoir, El Dorado , 3 miles away

   Chiquita Lake, El Dorado , 9 miles away

   Stumpy Meadows Lake, El Dorado , 11 miles away

   Oxbow Reservoir, El Dorado , 12 miles away



Current weather conditions at American River - South Fork, California
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Local climate location: COLFAX 19 miles away






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