Smith - 4. Fieldale to Doe Run

Smith, Virginia, US


4. Fieldale to Doe Run

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-02072500 300 - 800 cfs II 00h59m 802 cfs (too high)

River Description

This is swiftwater Class II paddling with a couple rapids in the first mile with the rest mostly flat water. The last mile is on the lake behind Martinsville City Dam. Paddlers can put on at Doe Run and paddle upstream for a flatwater workout.

Smith Reaches:

1. Iron Bridge Rd(Route 704) to Union Bridge Rd at backwater of Philpott Lake, Class II-III

2. Philpot Dam to North Basset, 6.4 miles, II+

3. North Bassett to Fieldale, 8 miles, II

5. South Martinsville to Sports Complex, 4 miles, II

6. Sports Complex to Mitchell Bridge, 6 miles, II(III)

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-02-24 22:41:21


Rapid Descriptions

icon of message No rapids entered. If you know names, and locations of the rapids please contact and advise the StreamTeam member for this run.

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