Middle Fork American River Flows
When planning your trip, be sure to check the Dreamflows release schedule. This release schedule informs boaters when recreational flows are released, thus ensuring enough water for whitewater paddlers. A new release schedule for Oxbow Reservoir is posted on the 10th of each month.
No matter the time of year, boaters on the Middle Fork of the American should be mentally and physically prepared for self-rescue in the event of a swim.