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American    2. Hell's Crossing to American Forks™ ©
Class III-IV
Avg Gradient 82 fpm

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Zip Code : 98929 General Area
Put In Longitude : -121.26657 Putin
Put In Latitude : 46.9651451
Take Out Longitude : -121.16762 Take Out
Take Out Latitude : 46.9779243
County : Yakima Shuttle
   Gauge Information (Professor Paddle updated levels from AMERICAN RIVER NEAR NILE, WA at 7/15/2020 3:18:42 PM)
Gauge Forecast Height Current Flow Authority Physical Update
AMERICAN RIVER NEAR NILE, WA NWRFC | FC Page 72.63  142 cfs  USGS - NWIS 07-15-2020 14:30:00
Minimum Recomended Level:  500 cfs     Maximum Recomended Level:  900 cfs 


The put-in for this section is at the Forest Service Hell's Crossing Campground at Highway 410 mile 83.5. To reach the take-out, drive along the river to Highway 410 mile 88.4 and turn south onto Bumping River Road. You will immediately come to a bridge across the American. This is a potential access or you can continue on in to American Forks Campground and take out at the confluence with the Bumping River which is just downstream of the bridge on river right.

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