PG&E will increase water flows for whiteater rafters in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork of the Feather River. The higher water levels are scheduled for Aug. 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th and then again Sept. 28th and 29th.
Rock Creek Reach is an 8.3 mile stretch of the Feather River in the Plumas National Forest. This part of the river is near Storrie and between PG&E’s Rock Creek Dam and the Rock Creek Powerhouse. For a map and more information on Rock Creek-Cresta Ecological Commitee, please visit their website.
Currently flow is about 210 cubic feet per second and will be increased to 800 cubic feet per second, then held at 700 cubic feet per second during the scheduled dates of increased water flow.
The Sept. dates will overlap with the 4th Annual Art & Wine of Lassen at the Lassen Volcanic National Park on Sept. 28th. Park admission is free. Wine tasting and art exibits and music will be held at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor center from 11 am – 5pm.
Make a weekend of it. St. Bernard Lodge has rooms open for both weekends. Come visit Lassen Park one day, stay at the Lodge then go whitewater rafting.
For more useful information on Plumas County and the Feather River Canyon visit: http://www.plumascounty.org