- Beginning in the high country of Yosemite National Park, the Merced River makes a headlong rush through glacially-carved canyons, rugged mountains and foothills to the San Joaquin Valley. Ample access points to the river allow you to challenge the rapids at your own pace. Enjoy a day of fishing before gathering around the campfire to cook up the days catch at Railroad Flat or McCabe Flat campgrounds.
Put-in: Redbud, Cranberry, Briceburg and Indian Flat.
Take-out: Briceburg, McCabe Flat, Railroad Flat, Bagby Reservoir.
Portage: MANDATORY at North Fork Falls.
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