Cape Fear, North Carolina, US
Wildlife Road access near Lillington to NC 217 bridge near Erwin (Lillington to Erwin)
||I-III (for normal flows)
Cape Fear Surfing
Cape Fear SurfingPhoto of Gil Williams by Jack Imbriani taken 06/24/06 @ 4'
CAPE FEAR RIVER AT LILLINGTON, NC
1.60 - 11.00 ft
Upper limit for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.
Wildlife Access Road Boat Ramp downstream from NC-210 in Lillington.
NC-217 bridge near Erwin.
1. River Left under bridge (steep)
2. River Left past Campbell Falls Rapid (short portage)
3. River Right under bridge (overgrown/steep)
This is a popular section of the Cape Fear due to the many paddling opportunities, reliable flows,
and proximity to the Triangle Area. This section begins with several miles of flatwater with some
Class I-III rapids mixed in.
This section has had many drownings at high water.
Rapid Descriptions provided by Gil Williams and Michael Carter.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2007-02-12 08:03:57