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Merced River, California

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AW Class: V
Length: 4.8 miles
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.7168
Longitude: -119.6652

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.6864
Longitude: -119.73001


Paddling Rivers Near Merced River, California:

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 2 miles away
      Class V - 4.8 miles long (Routes 120-140 Junction to Arch Rock Entrance Station)

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 7 miles away
      Class II-V - 29 miles long (El Portal to Route 49 at Lake McClure)

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 9 miles away
      Class IV - 17 miles long (Red Bud to Bagby Reservoir)

   Merced River - South Fork, Mariposa County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.4 miles long (Snyder Gulch to Route 140 Bridge)

   Big Creek, Mariposa County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1 miles long (Chowchilla Mountain Road to South Fork Merced River)

   Yosemite Creek, Mariposa County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8 miles long (Tioga Pass Road to Yosemite Falls)

   Tuolumne River - South Fork, Tuolumne County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Highway 120 to Rainbow Pool Picnic Area)

   Tenaya Creek, Mariposa County, 17 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Super Slide)

   Merced River - South Fork, Mariposa County, 19 miles away
      Class V+ - 16 miles long (Upper)

   Fresno River, Madera County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 11 miles long (Road 600 to Road 415)

   Fresno River, Madera County, 20 miles away
      Class III-V - 3 miles long (Goldside Drive off road 600 to Road 600)

   Willow Creek, Madera County, 21 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Greys Mt. Campground to Chilkoot Campground)


Hotels near Merced River, California:

Tin Lizzie Inn At Yosemite, Fish Camp
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12.8 miles away
Tenaya Lodge, Fish Camp
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13.1 miles away
Z-TO BE DELETED - Little Valle, Mariposa
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17.5 miles away
Sierra Sky Ranch, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Oakhurst
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18.5 miles away
Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn, Oakhurst
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20.3 miles away
Comfort Inn Yosemite Area, Oakhurst
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20.4 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite South Gate, Oakhurst
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20.6 miles away
Yosemite Bed And Breakfast, Mariposa
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21.8 miles away
Comfort Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway, Mariposa
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21.9 miles away
Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel, Mariposa
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21.9 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Mariposa Lodge, Mariposa
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22 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Port Hueneme
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28.2 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Merced River, California:

   Tamarack Flat Campground, Mariposa County, 4 miles away

   Yosemite National Park - Tamarack Flat, El Portal, 4 miles away

   Yosemite National Park - Bridalveil Creek, Yosemite National Park, 6 miles away

   Bridalveil Campground, Mariposa County, 6 miles away

   Smoky Jack Campground, Tuolumne County, 6 miles away

   Yosemite National Park - Camp 4, Yosemite National Park, 7 miles away

   Yosemite National Park - Crane Flat, El Portal, 8 miles away


Trails near Merced River, California:

   Pohono Trail, Mariposa , 2 miles away
      11.4 hiking miles, 3527 feet elevation difference

   El Capitan Trail, Mariposa , 4 miles away
      14.7 hiking miles, 4758 feet elevation difference

   Yosemite Falls Trail, Mariposa , 7 miles away
       9.4 hiking miles, 3958 feet elevation difference

   Eagle Peak Trail, Mariposa , 7 miles away
       9.4 hiking miles, 3939 feet elevation difference

   Hetch Hetchy Trail, Mariposa , 8 miles away
      7.7 hiking miles, 3804 feet elevation difference


Public Lands Near Merced River, California:

   Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA, 7 miles away

   Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Lakes - CA, 67 miles away

   Stanislaus National Forest, California, 30 miles away

   Sierra National Forest, California, 35 miles away

   Echo Canyon State Park, Nevada, 39 miles away

   Millerton Lake State Park, California, 39 miles away


Lakes Near Merced River, California:

   Givens Lake, Madera , 17 miles away

   Tenaya Lake, Mariposa , 18 miles away

   Bare Island Lake, Madera , 18 miles away



Current weather conditions at Merced River, California
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Local climate location: CHERRY VALLEY DAM 12 miles away






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