Watauga - Watauga Reservoir to Boone Lake


Watauga, Tennessee, US

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Watauga Reservoir to Boone Lake

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 20.6 Miles


River Description

Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to the Streams of Tennessee, B. Sehlinger and
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2001-10-20 06:13:35

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments


2014-03-07 10:56:37 (230 days ago)
sirwm100 (156267)
Release schedule: 800.238.2264 - 42 for automated service 865.632.6065 day / 865.632.7063 evening,
for a very helpful person

2009-08-28 03:10:08 (1883 days ago)
x (1)
when there is a relase of signifigant quantity 3000+ squirt boaters should check out the island
behind the sycamore shoals park in elizabethton. there seems to be a nice seam in the river.

2008-04-21 11:36:39 (2376 days ago)
x (1)
real mellow run. beautiful scenery. I've been using hand paddles and a dark colored boat to quietly
sneak up on the wildlife, it's fun!

2004-05-09 02:53:00 (3820 days ago)
Chris ClarkDetails
This listing is slightly misleading. The stretch begins at Wilbur Dam and typically goes to the
Hunter Bridge. Approx 3 miles downstream. Going on the park in Elizabethton makes for an 8 mile
trip. There is a nice little hole at the B-cliff rapid approx 3/4 mile below the put-in. The whole
run is roadside and a trip of any lenth can be worked out. Releases happen every weekend in the
summer. Call the TVA line and enter 42 for the dam number.
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