Eddyflower and American Whitewater
There are lot's of options. I was thinking since you are a beginner Salida to Rincon, Rincon to Valley Bridge, or Canyon Trading Post to Texas Creek would be appropriate. They all feature predominately class II water with a few scattered class III's. It's a great place to work on the basics, and I would be willing to run any of them tomorrow afternoon, or next week after work if you want to get some river miles in...?
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