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American River North Middle South Forks, CA

Bureau of Land Management

The famous Giant Gap 14-mile run of the even more famous North Fork American River is one of California's top whitewater challenges, for experts only. Cliffs tower 2,000 feet above the river. Heaps of ...[more]

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North Fork of the American River

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American River North Middle South Forks

Address

Mother Lode Field Office
5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone:916-941-3101
Email:dgreenwo@blm.gov

Directions

Take U.S. 50 to the town of Placerville, then follow Hwy 49 to Hwy. 193 to the Chili BarReservoir. Highway 49 also runs through Coloma for river access at the state historic park.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
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