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Adventure Conection Raft California.com

Adventure Sports Online Your Inside Resource for Outside Adventure American River Campground Located along the South Fork American River in Coloma, CA. Call (530) 622-6700 for more info.

Ahooo Surf

All Outdoors Whitewater Rafting.com

Alpine County


American Red Cross Sacramento Organization
American Rivers.org
American River Conservancy

American River Resort

Amador Wine


American Canoe Association The ACA Web Page is full of fun and information for all types of paddlers -- whitewater, flatwater, beginner, advanced. Whatever your interests, you will enjoy your visit to the American Canoe Association on the World Wide Web.
American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC)

American River Festival

American River Recreation.com

American Rivers - National Conservation Organization

ARTA America River Touring Association

American Whitewater Affiliation

American Whitewater.com

American Whitewater Expeditions

America's Roof - Highpoints of all 50 US states


Angeles National Forest Hikes


Auburn Chamber.net

Auburn California


Back Country Foods.org

Backpacker - Backpacking site

Bay Area Sea Kayakers c/o Penny Wells 229 Courtright Road San Rafael, CA 94901 (415) 457-6094


Bear River.org

Big Brothers Cycling Network Bicycling Calendar, good and up to date.

Big Wall Home Page


BLM, CA Division

Board the World - Resorts and destinations

Bicyclists of Nevada County BONC.org
Blue Water Ropes.com


Calaveras County

California Canoe and Kayak

California Certified Farmersmarkets
California Creeks

California Floaters Society

California Floaters Society c/o Seth Kaufman 415 Bellvue Ave, apt. 51 Oakland, CA 94610

California Kayak Friends c/o Len Goodman 14252 Culver Drive #A199 Irvine, CA

California Outdoors

California River Information You can also call K-flow for a phone report or fax of recent river flows, (916) 368-8682.

California River Issues.org

California State Parks

California's Natural Resources

California Whitewater Rafting
California Wild.org



Camp Lotus Camp Lotus is two miles down river from Coloma on the South Fork of the American. P.O. Box 578 Lotus, Ca 95651 (530) 622-8672


Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association The mandate of the CRCA is organized to comprise of four basic areas of operations: Safety, Environmental Ethics, Heritage & Information Services/Programs.

Cascade Outfitters sells top quality rafts, kayaks & river equipment

CDEC - California Data Exchange Center - CDEC



Clavey River Equipment Clavey carries Avon, Hyside, and Wing inflatables and also have a rental program for experienced boaters. They are located on the Petaluma River. Contact Jeff or Tom at 1-800-832-4226. / rivereqp@nbn 607 Second Ave Petaluma, CA 94953

Climb Online

Climbing Expeditions - Stories and pictures







Creekin Tons of river descriptions and pictures

Current Adventures Kayaking

Day Trips with a Splash - Swimming Holes of American West

Desert River Runners

Different Spokes San Francisco Cycling Club very good bike calendar.

Discovery Online


Downieville Outfitters


Driftwood Info Board

Driftwood Productions

Earth Trek Expeditions.com


Ed Lucero's Soul Boating


El Dorado County

El Dorado County - www.co.el-dorado.ca.us
City of Placerville - www.ci.placerville.ca.us
City of South Lake Tahoe - www.ci.south-lake-tahoe.ca.us

Eldorado County


Falling Down Productions

Farmers Markets
Fine Edge.com and Mountain Bike Press  Mountain Bike and Sailing maps from Anacorties
Fire Lookout.com


Friends of the River

Friends Of The River

Friends of the River Long Beach/Orange County Chapter c/o Marvin Panzer 5122 Greencap Avenue Irvine, CA 92714

Education for Today's Technical Wilderness

Hiking World.com

Galen Rowell's Mountain Light


Gary Valle's Sierra Photography

Gate.Cruzio~Tilly83/ GeocitiesPugsunday/Index.Html

gif.com - the first stop in web graphics

gifs123.tripod.com/page29/ - A - B

Ghost Towns.com

Global Oceanic Surf Links - Huge link archive

Go Ski

Gold Country Paddlers c/o Mike Bean 1050 Ralston Ave, Apt 14 Belmont, CA 94002

Gold Rush River.com

Gorp Greater Outdoor Recreations Pages

GORP Mecca's Beyond Moab



Grass Valley Nevada City Chamber.org/visitors/hiking.htm

Great Outdoor Recreation Pages


Green People.org
Grow Mushrooms.com
Grower Supply.com Whole sale growers supply

Guide To The Wild - Bay Area day hikes

Harbor Tides.com/station_tides.asp?station=3070 Inverness Tomales
Head Waters Institute Organization
Healing Waters.org Non profit from San Francisco
Hotshot Imaging use to be Rapid Shooters.

Hypothermia And Cold Weather Injuries


International Greenhouse Company pricey!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! International Greenhouse Company

Jim Warren Art

Kayak and Paddling Store Directory

Kayaklink - Buy & Sell Used Kayaks

Keith Dinger's Kayak Page

Kevs Mom Weird Kayak Site

Kings Canyon and Sequoia Wilderness Hikes


Larry Hazen CFS

Lance's Whitewater Page

Leave No Trace: Outdoor Skills and Ethics

Leland's Webpage

Lewis and Clark Paddle Club

Loaded Gun Productions

Marin Canoe Club c/o Louisa Arndt 810 Idylberry Rd San Rafael, CA 94903 (415) 472-1758

MaryJanesFarm - Simple Solutions for Everyday Organic






Mike Barrons Rafting Stuff from Carson Nevada

Missoula's Whitewater Central

Mother Lode River Center

Motherlode.Sierraclub.Org/ Mothernature

Mountain Bike Trails The Fish's Really Good Trail Descriptions and Maps

Mountaineering - Huge link archive and stories

MountainZone - Mountain sports website



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Organization of Whitewater Rodeos (NOWR)

National Outdoor Leadership School: River Courses

National Geographic

National Geographic.com/topo/

Nation's Top Playspots


Nevada City Chamber.com/area_sites.htm

Nevada County

Nevada County Government

Nevada Couty Gold.com/Recreation/Trails.html

Nevada County Paddlers Unlimited 228 Commercial Street, Suite 137 Nevada City, CA 95959


North American Paddlesports Association The primary purpose of the Association is to support, encourage and promote the paddlesports trade in an ethical and professional manner throughout North America.

North Japan White Water Frenzy

Northwest River Supply


Nutrigreens.com - Outdoor Gear, Camping Equipment
OARS Ocoee River/Outdoor Adventure Rafting (O.A.R.)
OARS California



ORCA - Outdoor Recreation Coalition of America

Otter: River Bliss Being

Outdoor Adventures University of California, Davis.

Outdoor ProLink- Online pro-deals

Outdoor Review - Equipment Review


Outdoors Unlimited Outdoors Unlimited is a cooperative center on the UCSF Campus for outdoor adventure and recreation, providing the tools for you to create your own adventures: skills training, equipment rental and trip planning information. (415)476-2078

Outdoors Unlimited University of California, San Francisco. OU is a cooperative center for outdoors adventure and recreation, providing the tools for you to create your own adventures: skills training, equipment rental and trip planning information.

Ozark Whitewater Page

Pacific River Supply (510) 223-3675 3675 San Pablo Dam Road El Sobrante, CA 94803
peter@coyleapts California National Canoe and Kayak Club c/o Bill Quayle PO Box 1686 Clovis, CA 93613 (209) 322-1406

Paddle California.org

Parks.Ca.Gov/North/Marin/Tbsp237.Htm Performancebike

Peak Adventures

Photoloft: Kayaking

Placer County.com




Plants USDA Government

Plumas County News

Plumas National Forest

Point Reves National Seashore

Point Reyes National Park Service


Potomac River Paddlers Resource

Performance Bike

Preston's Kayak Page

Protect American River Canyons



Raft California.com Adventure Connection


Raft.pagina.nl  Collection of worldwide rafting links
Raft Siberia info@raftsiberia.com (916)624-5189


Rebeccas Garden.com



Recreational River Flows

Redding Mountain Biking
Rescue3.com International



Riot Kayaks

Riot Kayaks Freestyle Moves

Riot Q&A

River City Paddlers c/o Jerry Montgomery 3236 Fitzgerald Road Rancho Cordova, CA 95742

River City Whitewater Club

River Connection

River Recreation.com

River Runners


Robb Keller's Paddling Oregon

Rock N' Road - Site covering over 2000 US climbing areas


Rubicon Whitewater Adventures



Saccycle Sacog.Org/Web/Ride/Bikemaps/Bikemaps.Htm 

SafetyStore The One-Stop Resource for Safety and Preparedness 4115 Irving Street San Francisco, CA 94122-1220 Telephone - (415) 661-8500 or Toll Free (888) 723-3897 Fax - (415) 661-8500

San Francisco Bay Area Canoe Frequently Asked Questions

San Francisco Bay River Touring Section c/o Nancy Dagle 2370 Palm Ave. Livermore, CA 94550 (925) 455-8850

San Francisco Bay Sierraclub

San Joaquin Paddlers Secretary-Treasurer, Jerry Sickler (209) 291-6287 rafter@unidial PO Box 595 Friant, CA 93626

San Onofre Surf Kayak Association Sequoia Paddling Club c/o Tom Meldau PO Box 1164 Windsor, CA 95492 (707) 887-7416

Santa Cruz Kayak Club c/o Brian Chance PO Box 7228 Santa Cruz, CA 95061 (408) 458-1080


Scandinavian Playboater

Sea Trek Kayak
Seeds of Change

Shasta Cascade

Shasta Paddlers Redding, CA



Shelter Cove California

Sierra City.com

Sierra Club

Sierra Club California

Sierra Club Motherlode

Sierra Club Angeles Chapter River Touring Section c/o Dave Ewoldt 9624 Saluda Avenue Tajunga, CA 91042

Sierra Nevada Whitewater Club 3485 Zion Lane Reno, NV 89503 (702) 787-1751

Sierraclub Sierraexpress.Org

Sierra County.org
Sierra County Chamber.com
Sierra Outdoor Center.com
Sierra Rescue

Six Rivers Paddling Club c/o Dave Krueger 3359 18th Street Eureka, CA 95501 (707) 442-9598

Ski Resort Guide - Covers 570 US ski areas

Sierra Retreats The Downieville Loft sleeps 8 and overlooks the "put in" at the swimming hole in town.


Snow Leopard.com Equipment  

Soak.Net - US hot springs


South Bay

South Fork of the American River Columa

Southeastern Whitewater Conglomerate

South Yuba River.com
South Yuba River Citizens League


Stanford Kayak Club Stanford, CA

Stanislaus National Forest Service Groveland District

Cam straps, loop straps, ratchet straps, custom straps; over 25 colors in polypro and nylon webbings and 6 cam buckle colors. Our motto is "Any strap-Any length-Any color". Your one stop shop for straps, slings, belts, do-it-yourself hardware. Also, check out our best selling foot pump!

Sterling Rope.com



Sustainable Enterprises

Tahoe Adventuresports.com

Tahoe Bike

Tahoe Lodging.net

Tahoe Rim Trail.org

Team Midwest Mountain 

Terraquest - Virtual Expeditions


The American River

The Cold Mountain Page - Ice climbing and mountaineering

The Dry Meadow Creek Page

The Flume Trail.com

The Great Illusion Inside.Html

The Hydraulic Hooligans Lake Forest, CA

The Kaweah River Page

The Outdoor Directory
The River Store, Specializing in Paddlesports

The Sierra Outdoor Center Guy Cables brings you quality gear to buy or rent -- close to the American, Yuba and other rivers! Phone (530) 885-1844 / Fax (530) 885-0451 440 Lincoln Way Auburn, CA 95603

The South Fork of the American

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Tides Online

Top Off Pump Home of the portable top off pump
Topo West.com
Topo Zone.com
Tuolumne River Trust


Tributary Whitewater Tours

Trinity Adventures 

Trinity Riverrafting

Truckee Tucows

 turtle river 

Whitewater rafting trips in California & Oregon on the Klamath, Trinity, Rogue, Sacramento, Salmon, Scott, and Owyhee rivers.

Turtle River.com

U.S. Forest Service Region 5

U.S. Eldorado National Forest
U.S. Forest R5.Fs.Fed.Us/Heritage/162 Mumford’s Cabin
U.S. Forest Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
U.S. Forest R5.Fs.Fed.Us/Tahoe/Viscenter/Tnfinforack.Html  
U.S. Forest R5.Fs.Fed.Us/Stanislaus/  
U.S. Forest R5.Fs.Fed.Us/Tahoe/  

U.S. Geological Survey

UC Davis Whitewater

Ultimate Mountain Biking Resource

United States Postal Service

US Freestyle Team Information

USGS Water Resources of California Contains realtime streamflow, current conditions in California, maps, features, and reports. Updated daily.

Vince's Idaho Whitewater Page

Virginia Tech Whitewater Paddling Club

W. G. Moore.Com

W.E.T. River Trips

Water Resources of the United States

Waterfall Lovers of the Pacific Northwest
Waterfalls of the Pacific Northwest
Waterfalls Northwest.com
Waterfalls West
World Wide Web of Waterfalls
Easter Waterfall Guilde
Jon's Waterfalls of the Eastern U.S.
Micheles Waterfalls Page
Waterfall Sightings
Waterfalls of the Northeastern United States
North American Waterfall Gallary
Waterfalls Northwest.com
Waterfalls West.com

Wavesport Boater Talk

Web Design Co., GuestBook.

Western State 100 Mile Run.com

Whatis Withoutbricks

White Water Campsites

Whitewater Connection Inc.

White Water Excitement

Whitewater Voyages

Wooden Canoe Heritage Association

World Kayak Federation

World Rodeo Championships 1999

World Surf Cameras

Yahoo Outside Recreation Directory

Yolo County.org

Yuba Expeditions.com
Miscellaneous Web Pages




American River Conservancy is a grassroots nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect and enhance natural habitats where biodiversity can flourish; and to promote, through environmental education, a broad ethic of stewardship, assuring healthy ecosystems now and for future generations.

American River Watershed Group is a consortium of governmental agencies, environmental groups, and interested individuals who are working towards integrated resource management to preserve the special characteristics of this magnificent resource.

American River Natural History Association (ARNHA) is founded on the premise that open space and contact with the natural world benefit the community and are essential to our quality of life. We endeavor to promote understanding of Sacramento's outdoor world and the complex relationships of people, plants and animals in our environment.

The American River Parkway Foundation exists to support the preservation, maintenance, enhancement and appreciation for the natural resources of the American River Parkway

American Rivers Founded in 1973, American Rivers mission is to preserve and restore America's river systems and to foster a river stewardship ethic.

American Whitewater Affiliation The mission of the American Whitewater Affiliation is to conserve and restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely.

California League of Conservation Voters is the nation's largest and oldest state political action committee for the environment. Founded in 1972, the League mobilizes California voters to support environmentally responsible candidates and issues, and serves as a watchdog to hold elected officials accountable to the environmental agenda.

California Trout The mission of California Trout is to protect, preserve, and restore wild trout, native steelhead, and their waters in California and to provide high quality angling adventures for the public to enjoy.

California Wild Heritage Campaign The goal of the California Wild Heritage Campaign is to protect California's remaining publicly owned wild lands and rivers.

Clearwater Hudson River Sloop conducts environmental education, advocacy programs and celebrations to protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and related bodies of water, and to create awareness of the estuary´s complex relationship with the coastal zone.

Committee for Green Foothills (CGF) is a community-based organization that advocates the protection and preservation of environmental integrity in the San Francisco Bay Area. For over 30 years, CGF has been influencing land-use decisions and policy making in order to protect and preserve scenic resources, wildlife habitat, watersheds, riparian corridors, and wetlands.

Committee to Save the Kings River was formed in 1973 in opposition to the proposed Dinkey Creek Hydroelectric Project, and believes the river should be protected in its present state.

The Environmental Defense Fund works in teams to find solutions to environmental problems. From water to wildlife, from toxic chemicals to tropical rainforests, EDF chooses the important areas where people can make a difference in defending the environment.

The EPA office of Wetlands, Oceans & Watersheds A comprehensive site for information regarding pollution run-off, wetlands, restoration techniques, water quality assessment and watershed management.

European Rivers Network The aim of ERN and RiverNet is to interconnect all forces working for living rivers and to provide world-wide information on river-basins, ecological projects on rivers organisations (especially NGOs) working on rivers.

Foothill Conservancy, Works on Mokelumne River issues. Newsletters with Moke articles are on site as text files.

For the Sake of the Salmon assists watershed groups throughout Washington, Oregon, and California with the development of their technical and organizational capacity through the FSOS website, electronic newsletter, and workshops.

Friends of the Los Angeles River’s mission is to revitalize and protect the Los Angeles River and its tributaries, a living urban river system, through creative planning, education and innovative watershed management.

Friends of the South Fork Kings River is a non-profit association with a mission to conserve and preserve the natural resources in the South Fork Kings River watershed.

Friends of the Trinity River The goal of the Friends of the Trinity River is to revive the once premier Trinity River, its entire ecosystem, and the economies of the Trinity River Basin and North Coast of California.

Fundacion Rios Tropicales (FRT) is a private non-profit organization with a mission to preserve, protect and restore the Pacuare and Reventazón River watersheds in Costa Rica.

GREEN stands for Global River Environmental Education Network. GREEN is an innovative, action-oriented approach to education, based on an interdisciplinary watershed education model. GREEN's mission is to improve education through a global network that promotes watershed sustainability. It is a resource to schools and communities that wish to study their watershed and work to improve their quality of life.

Idaho Rivers United is a statewide, non-profit river conservation group devoted to the protection of Idaho's rivers, streams and riparian areas and the recovery of Idaho's wild salmon and steelhead.

International Association for Environmental Hydrology (IAEH) is a worldwide association of professional environmental hydrologists. IAEH was founded to meet the needs of the professional environmental hydrologist, in particular those working in the area of environmental cleanup, restoration, and pollution prevention.

The International Rivers Network (IRN) works to halt the construction of destructive river development projects and to promote sound river management options worldwide.

National Wildlife Federation The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to educate, inspire and assist individuals and organizations of diverse cultures to conserve wildlife and other natural resources and to protect the Earth's environment in order to achieve a peaceful, equitable and sustainable future.

Protect American River Canyons (PARC) is an Auburn based grassroots educational group dedicated to the preservation of the wilderness, recreational, cultural and historical values of the American River and its Canyons for all to enjoy. PARC sponsors the Confluence Festival, outings and river cleanups.

Restore Hetch Hetchy Organization devoted expressly to removing O'Shaugnessy Dam.

River Network River Network's mission is to help people organize to protect and restore rivers and watersheds.

SAVE - Save The Vaal Environment Campaign to prevent SASOL mining the banks of the VAAL river in South Africa

The Sierra Club is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.

Sierra Nevada Alliance is a regional coalition of grass-roots and other regional orgs working on environmental issues and community-building in the Sierra. Latest newsletter features articles on watershed restoration.

Sourth Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) is a community-based educational non-profit organization committed to the protection and preservation of the entire Yuba River watershed.

Southeast Environmental Association is a community stakeholder group in the Cardigan Bay Region that focuses on the marine environment, the bays and estuaries, and the watersheds that flow into them.

WaterCan / EauVive Sponsors clean water projects in undeveloped areas of the Third World.

Water Environment Federation is the preeminent organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment.





Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility The Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility (Alaska Forum) is dedicated to holding industry and government accountable to the laws designed to safeguard Alaska's environment, worker saftey, and public health.

The Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory Largest environmental search engine.

Australian Conservation Foundation ACF is Australia's major national non-government environment organisation with a broad agenda encompassing all aspects of the natural environment.

California Wilderness Coalition CWC works to defend the pristine landscapes that make California unique, provide a home to our wildlife, and preserve a place for spiritual renewal.

California Wild Heritage Campaign The goal of the California Wild Heritage Campaign is to protect California's remaining publicly owned wild lands and rivers.

Center for Environmental Research & Conservation The Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC), a consortium of five education and research institutions, it was created in response to critical environmental concerns facing the Earth.

Clean Nova Scotia Foundation The Clean Nova Scotia Foundation is an independent, non-profit environmental organization with a broadly based membership of citizens, businesses, associations, voluntary groups and governmental departments and agencies.

Earth Communications Office The Earth Communications Office (ECO) is a non-profit organization whose goal is to use the power of communications to help improve the global environment.

Earth First! A no compromise , environmental organization.

Earth Island Institute Earth Island Institute was founded in 1982 by David Brower to foster the work of creative individuals by providing organizational support in developing projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment.

Earthwatch Linking business, science, and community in search of environmental solutions

EnviroLink EnviroLink is a non-profit organization...a grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in over 130 countries. Dedicated to providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date environmental resources available.

Friends of the Earth Friends of the Earth is a national, non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the planet from environmental degradation; preserving biological, cultural, and ethnic diversity; and empowering citizens to have an influential voice in decisions affecting the quality of their environment -- and their lives.

Greenpeace Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution A not-for-profit organization involved in research and education in the marine biological, chemical, and physical sciences; marine biomedical sciences; aquaculture and ocean engineering. They are committed to protecting the environment by broadening our understanding of the oceans, estuaries and coastal regions through advances in research and technology.

Light Hawk LightHawk has used the power of flight to conserve and protect the earth's diverse ecosystems, including plant, animal life and natural resources.

Millennium Institute Millennium Institute helps create the conditions for the peoples of the world to achieve a sustainable future for Earth and to use the energy of the year 2000 to begin building a diverse alliance committed to this task.

National Parks and Conservation Association The National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA) is a private nonprofit citizen organization dedicated solely to protecting, preserving, and enhancing the U.S. National Park System. An association of "Citizens Protecting America's Parks,".

Natural Resources Defense Council The Natural Resource Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

The Nature Conservancy Preserves habitats and species by buying the lands and waters they need to survive. The Nature Conservancy operates the largest private system of nature sanctuaries in the world.

Oregon Natural Resources Council (ONRC) Oregon Natural Resources Council is a conservation consortium promoting environmental protection by educating the public and influencing the public's servants through legal and legislative processes.

The Orion Society is an award-winning publisher, an environmental education organization, and a communications and support network for grassroots environmental and community organizations across the United States of America.

Orrca Inc. Whale rescue and research in Australia.

Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) The Pennsylvania Environmental Council is a catalyst for the protection and improvement of Pennsylvania's environment.

Resources for the Future (RFF) RFF is an independent, nonprofit organization that conducts original research to help people make better decisions about the conservation and use of their natural resources and the environment.

Santa Monica Bay Restoration Project The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Project is charged with the responsibility of assessing the Bay's problems, developing solutions and putting them into action.

San Antonio Environmental Design Charrette Architects redesign five neighborhoods in an environmentally responsible way.

Save the Dunes Council Dedicated to the protection and preservation of the Indiana Dunes Since 1952.

Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund SCLDF is a public interest law firm that brings environmental litigation on behalf of environmental organizations

Sierra Nevada Alliance The Sierra Nevada Alliance is committed to a future that is shaped by the physical and spiritual values of the Sierra, the integrity of its landscape, its human and natural resources, and its communities. Through community-based efforts we can weave the tapestry that celebrates the splendor, values our quality of life, and protects the long-term health of the Range of Light.

SoundWeb - People for Puget Sound SoundWeb is the on-line information and action center for people who want to protect and restore the land and waters of Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits.

Southern Rockies Restoration Project SRRP is a project of Earth Island Institute, working to rehabilitate damaged lands in the Southern Rockies.

Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) SEAC is a grassroots coalition of student and youth environmental groups, working together to protect our planet and our future.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre WCMC provides information services on the conservation and sustainable use of species and ecosystems.

WWF Malaysia: The World Wide Fund For Nature Malaysia WWF Malaysia is a national charity that is part of the international WWF family.




E Magazine E's founders sought to create an independent newsstand-quality publication on environmental issues--a magazine that could educate, inspire and empower Americans to make a difference for the environment.

Earth First! The Earth First Journal.

EnviroLink EnviroLink is a non-profit organization...a grassroots online community that unites hundreds of organizations and volunteers around the world with millions of people in over 130 countries. Dedicated to providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date environmental resources available.

Mother Jones One of the world most progressive magazines on-line.

The Riverview Times Take a look at currrent and past history of the Mississippi River.

The Steward The Stewardship Foundation is dedicated to protecting the Buffalo River while respecting the property rights of land owners.

Utne Reader The Utne Reader is one of the best of alternative media.

World Watch Institute The Institute believes that information is a powerful tool of social change. The World Watch Institute produces World Watch Magazine, the World Watch Papers and the State of the World.

WebActive What's new in activism online. IncludesRadio EIC 's weekly environmental news broadcasts.





United States Clubs
International Clubs
Independent Pages

United States


Independent Paddling Pages



National Resources

Current Streamflow Conditions The US Geological Survey real-time flows.

National Water Conditions National water conditions from the USGS.

The Interactive Weather Information Network NOAA's Interactive Weather Information Network contains river information by clicking on your state and then clicking "Hydro Products".

Regional Resources
Western United States

USGS Water Resources of California USGS Page with variety of water related topics including streamflows.

California Data Exchange Center California's Department of Water Resources Hydrologic Data Page with links to all it's resources.

California Snow Page Snow pack, precipitation amounts and reservoir flows for the state of California.

Whitewater Sports on the World Wide Web A large collection of water resources for California.

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Flows out of Hetch-Hetchy Dam. Adobe Acrobat is required.

South Fork American Basic information on the South Fork of the American River.

Lake Isabella / Kern River Valley Weather Daily flow information provided by the Army Corps of Engineers, regarding the Kern River.

Colorado River Flow Information A private page with occasional flow rates for a variety of rivers in Colorado.

Current Hydrologic Conditions for Washington Current water conditions for Washington state from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District Army Corp's Page of gauge readings and river basin maps, on rivers in the Pacific Northwest.

Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District This is the home page for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Portland District Reservoir Regulation & Water Quality Section. This office is responsible for monitoring and regulating Willow Creek and the rivers in the Rogue Basin.

Oregon Climate Service This site contains mostly weather information but they also have river stages for the state of Oregon as well.

St. Francis River, Missouri A page produced by Missouri Whitewater Association.

SRP's Water Page Arizona's Salt and Verde River Flows

Eastern United States

The Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District Latest River and Lake Data on the: New (WV), Gauley (WV), Russell Fork (VA/KY), and others.

The Northeast River Forecast Center A page fromthe National Weather Service in Massachusetts. You can find river levels, for streams in New York and New England.

Lehigh River, US Army Corps of Engineers Lehigh River Home Page.

Pittsburgh District, US Army Corps of Engineers Army Corp page for the Monongahela River basin. The including the Cheat, Tygart, Youghiogheny, and other great Central Appalachian streams.

Latest South Carolina River Levels Page from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources with gauge readings for a list of streams, including the Chattooga.

The University of Kentucky Agricultural Weather CenterThis page has river information for the Lower Ohio/Mississippi, Upper Mississippi,and for the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin, West Virginia.

The Russell Fork Water Watch Russell Fork Water Watch Home Page. The Watch is dedicated to the natural preservation of the Russell Fork corridor of eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia and promotion of ecotourism activities in  the region. They also have gauge info for Russell Fork.

Whitewater Gauge Information By Telephone

Below are telephone numbers which can be used to check river levels in various regions. No computer is necessary. These numbers are usually answered by recorded message or a live person. Please send any additional useful phone numbers (and any corrections) to Bill Kirby at:bkirby@mnsinc.com.

West Coast Phone Gauges
  • CA-SF American, Chili Bar Dam: 900-844-3569 (50 cents plus toll charges)
  • WA-various (NOAA-Seattle: whitewater/steelhead hotline): 206-526-8530
  • Oregon River Forecast Center, Portland: (503) 261-9246, at the first voice press 1, at the second press 2
Rocky Mountain Phone Gauges
  • ID-various (ID Dept of Water Resources): 208-327-7900
  • ID-various (NWS): 208-334-9867
  • ID-Bear (UT Power & Light): 208-425-3511
  • ID-Lochsa (Lochsa Ranger District): 208-926-4275
  • ID-M.F. Salmon (M.F. Ranger District): 208-879-5204
  • ID-Salmon (N.F. Ranger District): 208-865-2383
  • ID-Selway (W.F. Ranger District): 408-821-3269
  • ID-Snake, Hells Canyon: 800-422-3143
  • MT-various (NWF): 406-453-2081
  • CO-various (NWF & Boulder Outdoor Ctr): 303-691-4393
  • CO & UT-various,Water Talk : 303 831-7135
Southwestern Phone Gauges
  • AZ & UT-various (BOR): 801-539-1311
  • NM-various (USGS Albuquerque office): 505-262-5388
  • NM-various (NWS): 505-243-0702
  • Grand Canyon 1-800-752-8525
Mid-Atlantic Phone Gauges
  • PA-Lehigh River (Francis E. Walter) (717) 443-9493
  • PA-Hickory Run State Park (717)-443-0400 Usually has the weekend Lehigh CFS info. by Friday.
  • PA-Delaware River Basin including the Lehigh River (NWS) 800-431-4721
  • PA & WVA-numerous rivers (NWS-Pittsburgh): 412-644-2890
  • PA-(NWS Harrisburgh): 717-234-6812
  • PA-Lower Yough (Ohiopyle State Park): 412-329-8591
  • PA-Susquehanna River (800) 362-0335
  • MD-Upper Youghiogheny (Pepco): 814-533-8911
  • MD-Savage and North Branch Potomac: 410-962-7687
  • MD,VA & WVA-numerous rivers (NWS): 703-260-0305
  • VA-James: 804-226-4423
  • VA & KY-Russell Fork: 703-835-1438
  • VA-Potomac River (703) 260-0305
  • WVA and MD-Potomac-Bloomington (USACE): 301-96-7687
  • WVA-Blackwater (Blackwater Bikes: 304-259-5286
  • WVA-Cheat and Tygart Basins (NWS): 412-262-5290
  • WVA-Cheat Canyon (Cheat River Outfitters): 304-329-2024
  • WVA-Shaver's Fork (Cheat River Inn): 304-636-6265
  • WVA-Tygart: 412-644-2883 or 2884
  • WVA-Kanawah/Gauley: 304-529-5127
  • WVA-New/Gauley: 304-529-5604
  • WVA-Summersville Dam (Gauley): 304-872-5809
  • WVA-Gauley River and Meadow: 304-872-5809
  • WVA-Bluestone & New: 304-466-1056
  • WVA-Shaver's Fork (Cheat River Inn): 304-636-6265
Southern Phone Gauges
  • TN-various (TVA): 800-238-2264 or 615-632-2264
  • TN-Obed/Emory: 615-346-6295
  • TN-Big South Fork: 615-736-5455
  • TN-Ocoee (Tennessee Ocoee Development Agency (TODA)), 615-338-1996
  • KY-various (KY Corps of Engineers): 309-529-2604
  • NC-Pigeon Releases (Carolina Power & Light): 800-899-4435
  • NC-Green: 704-698-2068 or 803-585-4419 or 1-800-829-5253
  • NC-North Fork French Broad: 704-877-3106
  • NC-Wilson Creek: 704-758-4257
  • NC-French Broad: 800-238-2264
  • NC-Nantahala: 704-321-4504
  • TN-Ocoee: 800-238-2264
  • TN-French Broad: 800-238-2264
  • NC-various (NWS): 919-860-1234 or 919-840-0453
  • GA-Chattooga 803-822-8135 Select #4
  • AL-various (NWS): 205-942-1811
  • AL-various (Alabama Power Co): 1-800-LAKES11, try option 6, and then option 2 or 3
  • Texas-various (NWS): 512-826-4679
  • Texas-Canyon Dam on the Guadalupe River (USACE): 210 964 3342
  • AR-various (USACE): 501-324-5150
Northeastern Phone Gauges
  • New York and New England-various (NWS): 518-869-6347
  • Western New York 716-532-5454
  • New England-various (Wilderness House): 617-277-1519
  • New England-various (AMC): (617) 433-7108
  • CT-various (AMC): 203-523-0636
  • ME-various (NWS): 207-773-0352
  • MA-Deerfield (New England Power): 413-625-8414
  • ME-Kennebec, Dead, Androscoggin (Central Maine Power):1-(800)-557-3569
  • ME-Rapid: 207-784-4501
  • NH-Merrimack (PSNH in Manchester): 603-634-3569
  • NH-Pemigewasset (PSNH in Manchester): 603-634-3569
Other Phone Gauges
  • USA-hundreds of gauge readings, Waterline fee service: 1-800-945-3376
  • MI-various (NWS): 313-668-2220
  • MN-various (NWS): 612-725-6090
  • Wisconsin-Wolf River (Whitewater Specialty): 715-882-2212


Outfitters in Northern California

Access to Adventure - 530-469-3322

Action Whitewater Adventures - 800-922-8466

CAdventure Connection - Over 35 years offering whitewater rafting trips on the South, Middle and North Forks of the American River. 800-556-6060

CAll-Outdoors Whitewater Rafting - Over 35 years experience rafting 12 California rivers including South, Middle and North Forks of the American. 800-24-RAFTS

CAmerican River Recreation (ARR) - Highest quality guided whitewater tours since 1979. Trips start at just $69.00. Daily departures! 530-622-6802

American River Touring Association (ARTA) - 800-323-2782

American Whitewater Expeditions - 800-825-3205

Beyond Limits Adventures - 800-234-RAFT

Cal Adventures/UC Berkeley - 510-642-4000

CBOC Whitewater - 800-356-2262

Disabled Sports USA - 530-581-4161

CEarthtrek Expeditions - Whitewater rafting trips on the South, Middle and North Forks of the American River. 800-229-8735

Gold Rush River Runners - 800-900-7238

CMariah Wilderness Expeditions - Since 1982, providing whitewater raft trips on seven California rivers, including American and Merced rivers. 800-462-7424

CMother Lode River Center - Our beautiful riverside camp features whitewater rafting, kayaking, outdoor school and challenge ropes course activities. 530-626-4187

O.A.R.S. Outdoor Adventure River Specialists - 800-346-6277

Outdoor Adventures, UC Davis - 530-752-1995

Outdoors Unlimited - 415-514-1603

River Mountain Action - 800-762-7238

River Riders Inc. - 800-655-5864

CRiver Runners - One and two day whitewater rafting trips on the South Fork of the American River. 530-622-5110

CRock-N-Water - Christian camp for youth offers education and adventures including whitewater rafting, climbing, backpacking and living history. 530-621-3918

CRubicon Whitewater Adventures - Whitewater rafting on the South Fork since 1971, Rubicon specializes in group charters and family rafting. 707-887-2452

South Bay River Rafters - 800-655-RAFT

Tahoe Whitewater Tours - 530-581-2441

CTributary Whitewater Tours - Offering 20+ trips from 1/2 to 8 days, ranging from rivers suitable for 4 year-old youths to expert-only whitewater. 800-672-3846

CWhitewater Connection Inc. - Rafting trips on South, Middle and North Forks American. 1/2, 1, 2-day trips. Group and family discounts. 530-622-6446

Whitewater Excitement - 800-750-2386

CW.E.T. River Trips - Whitewater rafting on the American River system since 1978. Specializing in group/corporate/family trips. RAFTWET.com or 1-888-RAFTWET

CWhitewater Voyages - California's leading rafting and kayaking outfitter. Nineteen wonderful runs. We take extra special care of you. 800-488-RAFT