Adkins / Hailstone Creek - Dixon Ridge Rd. to Hwy. 21 bridge (2 miles+11 miles)


Adkins / Hailstone Creek, Arkansas, US

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Dixon Ridge Rd. to Hwy. 21 bridge (2 miles+11 miles)

Usual Difficulty III-V (for normal flows)
Length 2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 150 fpm
Max Gradient 190 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Buffalo River near Boxley, AR
usgs-07055646 7.00 - 11.00 ft III-V 00h32m 1.71 ft (too low)


River Description

Note:  The combination of Steep banks and lots of deadfalls tend to clog the creek with wood from time to time, so keep look out.

Put in: Take Dixon Ridge Rd. west off of Hwy 21 about 1.5 miles north of Fallsville. This road is the same as the put-in road for the Hailstone run. About 2.5 miles down this road there is a small road turning to the right in the middle of a switchback which leads to the Dahl Memorial wilderness access. From the turnout at the end, bushwhack southeast about 1/2 mile to the creek. You're aiming for approximately elevation 1820 feet, where two tributaries merge.

Take out: Hwy 21 bridge over the Buffalo River at Boxley.

The run on Adkins Creek is about 2 miles, however, you must paddle 11+ miles of the Hailstone run (which will be at flood when Adkins is runnable) or hike out (which is not a good option).

See the description in the Ozark Whitewater Page.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2013-04-09 17:46:57

Rapid Descriptions

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