Wild and Scenic designation protects nationally important rivers
We can protect the Mokelumne River for future generations with National Wild and Scenic River designation.
Summer recreation on the Electra Run
The Mokelumne River offers something for everyone:
- Recreation for all ages
- Exceptional scenic beauty
- Unique cultural and historic resources
- High water quality
- Critical wildlife and fish habitat
- Water and power supply
The Mokelumne River is beautiful and wild. It is a door to lasting wonder we can share with our children, and theirs—part of our priceless natural and cultural heritage.
This national distinction will allow continued use of the river for recreation, hydropower generation and water supply while ensuring that our beautiful river keeps flowing for people and wildlife.