write up of Pauley Creek
well detailed with the shuttle and
flow information. Check the Dreamflows
to make sure
there is no new wood too. For class
IV boaters look for flows between 175-300 on the
Take out: Take Highway 49 to Downieville, follow main street out of
town. Main street parallels Downie Creek out of town, follow signs
towards “Second Divide Trail.” On the right, there
parking as Pauley turns away from the road, right after a bridge. A
short trail leads to Pauley Falls and is accessible easily from above
or below the falls.
Put in: Continue driving up the road to the Second Divide. At the crest
of the road, (before crossing Lavazolla Creek) park and follow the Road
down to the house (be respectful and quite of the house please) and
down to the river.