North Fork American River and Pointed Rocks California

The North Fork American River is the longest branch of the American River in Northern California. It is 88 miles long from its source at the crest of the Sierra Nevada, near Lake Tahoe, to its mouth at Folsom Lake northeast of Sacramento. Prior to the construction of Folsom Dam the river was about 9 miles longer making for a total length of 97 miles.
  • Country: United States
  • State: California
  • Source: Mountain Meadow Lake
  • Mouth: Folsom Lake
  • Length: 88 mi (142 km)
  • Basin size: 996 sq mi (2,580 km²)
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