Obed - 2. Adams Bridge to Potter's Ford


Obed, Tennessee, US

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2. Adams Bridge to Potter's Ford

Usual Difficulty II-IV (for normal flows)
Length 4.12 Miles
Avg. Gradient 10 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
OBED RIVER AT ADAMS BRIDGE NEAR CROSSVILLE, TN
usgs-03538830 250 - 1000 cfs II-IV 00h26m 8.47 cfs (too low)


River Description

Tennessee Whitewater, by Mayfield
See Tennessee Paddle for info on this and other streams in the Obed/Emory watershed.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-03-22 22:26:01

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Drainage area: ~91.8 sq.mi.N/A
2.0RapidsN/A
2.3RapidsN/A

Rapid Descriptions

Drainage area: ~91.8 sq.mi. (Class N/A)

At the listed put-in drainage area is ~91.8 square miles (as calculated by USGS StreamStats 4.2.0 software).

By the listed take-out it has increased to ~107 square miles.



Rapids (Class N/A, Mile 2.0)

A good boulder-choke, with a slot left-of-center.



Rapids (Class N/A, Mile 2.3)

Four more boulder-chokes in the next quarter-mile.




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