Loma Prieta Paddlers (LPP) is a whitewater kayaking club, based in the South Bay and beyond.  If you are new to kayaking, new to the area or are just  looking for a group of fellow paddlers; check us out.

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The Club
LPP Hosted Races
Paddling Links

Loma Prieta Paddlers

Safety Management Plan
Rancheria Creek

Emergency phone contact

In case of an emergency, call 911.

Closest hospital

Ukiah Valley Medical Center
275 Hospital Drive, Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: 707-462-6631
DIRECTIONS: From Rancheria Creek, take Highway 253E from Highway 128 south of Boonville.
After merging onto Highway 101N, exit at E Perkins Street heading west.
Hospital Drive is the second street on the right.

Ranger station

Hendy Woods State Park is the only park in the area.
A ranger is occasionally available at the park, but there is no phone number
where he can be routinely reached in case of emergency.

Fire Department:
Ukiah Fire Department

Phone locations

Boonville is the largest town in the area. A landmark location is the Boonville hotel.
It is located in Boonville at the corner of Highway 128 and Lambert Lane.

Evacuation routes

Rancheria Creek is a wilderness run. Few access points are available after entering the canyon.
In most cases, the best evacuation route is to follow the river edge to the takeout or the put-in.
At mile 11, Indian Creek enters Rancheria Creek on the right, and there is a nearby
Indian Creek campground which leads to Highway 128 near Philo.

Last Updated 2003