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Mad River, California

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AW Class: III-V
Length: 10 miles
Average Gradient: 47 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 40.6627
Longitude: -123.8378

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 40.76499
Longitude: -123.88881

Paddling Rivers Near Mad River, California:

   Mad River, Humboldt County, 3 miles away
      Class III-V - 10 miles long (Jackshaw Road to Butler Valley-Maple Creek Road)

   Redwood Creek, Humboldt County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 5.4 miles long (Highway 299 to Bair Road)

   Van Duzen River, Humboldt County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.2 miles long (Grizzly Creek to Highway 36 bridge)

   Redwood Creek, Humboldt County, 18 miles away
      Class III - 25 miles long (Lacks Creek to Orick)

   Eel River, Humboldt County, 19 miles away
      Class II - 22.1 miles long (South Fork Eel to Rio Dell)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Bigfoot Rafting, Humboldt County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Trinity River, Trinity/ Humboldt County, 24 miles away
      Class II - 39 miles long (Hawkins Bar to Weitchpec)

   Klamath River, Humboldt County, 27 miles away
      Class II - 36 miles long (Weitchpec to Klamath Glen)

   Trinity River, Trinity County, 29 miles away
      Class IV-V - 10 miles long (Cedar Flat to Hawkins Bar)

Hotels near Mad River, California:

Days Inn & Suites Arcata, Arcata
18.1 miles away
Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area, Arcata
18.1 miles away
Hampton Inn And Suites Arcata, Arcata
18.1 miles away
Best Western Arcata Inn, Arcata
18.1 miles away
Red Roof Inn Arcata, Arcata
18.2 miles away
Super 8 Arcata, Arcata
18.2 miles away
Ramada Arcata, Arcata
18.6 miles away
Rodeway Inn Humboldt Bay - Redwood Area, Eureka
20.4 miles away
Red Lion Hotel Eureka, Eureka
20.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Eureka By Humboldt Bay, Eureka
20.6 miles away
Super 8 Eureka, Eureka
20.8 miles away
Quality Inn Eureka - Redwoods Area, Eureka
20.9 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Mad River, California:

   Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, Carlotta, 12 miles away

   Van Duzen County Park, Scotia, 14 miles away

   East Fork, Willow Creek, 15 miles away

   Lazy Double B Park, Salyer, 15 miles away

   Redcrest Motor Inn Resort, Redcrest, 17 miles away

   Ancient Redwoods RV Park, Redcrest, 17 miles away

   Eureka KOA Kampground, Eureka, 18 miles away

Trails near Mad River, California:

   Grouse Creek Tractor Way, Humboldt , 14 miles away
      0.8 hiking miles, 896 feet elevation difference

   Grouse Creek Tractor Trail, Humboldt , 16 miles away
      2.9 hiking miles, 2606 feet elevation difference

   Pilot Ridge Trail, Humboldt , 17 miles away
      2.3 hiking miles, 735 feet elevation difference

   Dan East Trail, Humboldt , 19 miles away
      1.6 hiking miles, 2406 feet elevation difference

Public Lands Near Mad River, California:

   Redwood National and State Parks, Crescent City - CA, 60 miles away

   Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, California, 12 miles away

   Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California, 18 miles away

   Little River State Beach, California, 23 miles away

   Trinidad State Beach, California, 27 miles away

   Patrick's Point State Park, California, 30 miles away

Current weather conditions and forecast for Mad River, California

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