South Sauty Creek, Alabama, US
Intersection of County Roads 43 and 56 to Bucks Pocket
||III-IV (for normal flows)
South SautyPhoto of Shane Day by Brad Roberts taken 04/15/01 @ 0.4
SOUTH SAUTY CREEK NEAR RAINSVILLE, ALA
7.50 - 10.75 ft
Formula for estimating Buck's Pocket gauge using this USGS gauge: BP inches=(USGS in ft x 9)-64. Also, note that there are caves in the river bed on the lower
South Sauty is pretty hard to beat, good continous action top to bottom. Plenty of steady class 3
and 4 action ending with your car in view and a hot shower just steps from the take out.
Buck Pocket State Park is a great takeout. Please show your appreciation for this state park and
donate a dollar or two for using the facilities. They use the money to help maintain the restrooms
and keep the place up. Oh, by the way, if you need a shuttle, ask Bruce what you can do!
All rapids are runnable.
The waterfall (not yet named) at the put in can be run, usually on the right side.
The rapids are:
Welcome to Sauty
Mushroom Rock at the bottom of Cliff Left
The Slot river right, Falls river left
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Last Updated: 2014-11-18 23:01:49