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Merced River - South Fork, California

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: V+
Length: 16 miles
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.546
Longitude: -119.45311

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.5423
Longitude: -119.62581


Paddling Rivers Near Merced River - South Fork, California:

   Merced River - South Fork, Mariposa County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 16 miles long (Upper)

   Big Creek, Mariposa County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1 miles long (Chowchilla Mountain Road to South Fork Merced River)

   Willow Creek, Madera County, 9 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Greys Mt. Campground to Chilkoot Campground)

   Willow Creek, Madera County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Chilkoot Campground to Bass Lake)

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 13 miles away
      Class V - 4.8 miles long (Routes 120-140 Junction to Arch Rock Entrance Station)

   Tenaya Creek, Mariposa County, 15 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Super Slide)

   Fresno River, Madera County, 16 miles away
      Class III-V - 3 miles long (Goldside Drive off road 600 to Road 600)

   Yosemite Creek, Mariposa County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8 miles long (Tioga Pass Road to Yosemite Falls)

   Fresno River, Madera County, 18 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 11 miles long (Road 600 to Road 415)

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 19 miles away
      Class II-V - 29 miles long (El Portal to Route 49 at Lake McClure)

   Coarse Gold Creek, Madera County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Coarsegold to Spinelli Road)

   San Joaquin River, Madera/ Fresno County, 20 miles away
      Class V - 8 miles long (Dam 6 reservoir to Reddinger Reservoir)


Hotels near Merced River - South Fork, California:

Tin Lizzie Inn At Yosemite, Fish Camp
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7.6 miles away
Tenaya Lodge, Fish Camp
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7.8 miles away
Sierra Sky Ranch, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Oakhurst
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11 miles away
Comfort Inn Yosemite Area, Oakhurst
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13.6 miles away
Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn, Oakhurst
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13.7 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Port Hueneme
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14.3 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite South Gate, Oakhurst
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14.4 miles away
Z-TO BE DELETED - Little Valle, Mariposa
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22.4 miles away
Elliott House Bed And Breakfa, Shaver Lake
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28.6 miles away
Comfort Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway, Mariposa
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29.5 miles away
Yosemite Bed And Breakfast, Mariposa
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29.5 miles away
Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel, Mariposa
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29.5 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Merced River - South Fork, California:

   Iron Lakes, Fish Camp, 4 miles away

   Fresno Dome Campground, Madera County, 5 miles away

   Boggy Meadow, Fish Camp, 5 miles away

   Little Sandy Campground, Madera County, 5 miles away

   Big Sandy Campground, Madera County, 5 miles away

   Kelty Meadow, Wishon, 6 miles away

   Texas Flats Group Campground Sierra National Forest, Clovis, 7 miles away


Marinas Near Merced River - South Fork, California:

   Pines Marina, Bass Lake, 12 miles away


Trails near Merced River - South Fork, California:

   Chilnualna Fall Trail, Mariposa , 6 miles away
       7 hiking miles, 2879 feet elevation difference

   Mono Meadow Trail, Mariposa , 8 miles away
       5.2 hiking miles, 1019 feet elevation difference

   Buena Vista Trail, Madera , 9 miles away
       22.4 hiking miles, 2797 feet elevation difference

   Panorama Trail, Mariposa , 9 miles away
      7.1 hiking miles, 3896 feet elevation difference

   Mist Trail, Mariposa , 10 miles away
       2.8 hiking miles, 1214 feet elevation difference


Public Lands Near Merced River - South Fork, California:

   Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA, 9 miles away

   Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Lakes - CA, 55 miles away

   Sierra National Forest, California, 21 miles away

   Millerton Lake State Park, California, 32 miles away


Lakes Near Merced River - South Fork, California:

   Bare Island Lake, Madera , 4 miles away

   Givens Lake, Madera , 6 miles away

   Spotted Lakes, Madera , 9 miles away

   Jackass Lakes, Madera , 13 miles away



Current weather conditions at Merced River - South Fork, California
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Local climate location: CHERRY VALLEY DAM 2 miles away






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