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Butte Creek (Upper)


Stretch: De Salba Powerhouse to Centerville Rd
Difficulty: Class IV to V
Distance: 6.9 miles
Flows: 400-1,200 cfs (Solid Class V at 1,000). Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 234 fpm for 1 mile, 106 pm for 1.2 miles, 77 fpm for 1.4 miles, then 50 fpm
Put-in: Just downstream of De Salba Powerhouse
Take-out: Bridge on Centerville Rd
Shuttle: 10 Miles (30 minutes one-way)
Season: Winter from rain, spring from snowmelt
Written: © 2012
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