Obey, E. Fork - Cliff Springs to TN 85 Bridge

Obey, E. Fork, Tennessee, US


Cliff Springs to TN 85 Bridge

Usual Difficulty II-V+ (for normal flows)
Length 13.8 Miles
Avg. Gradient 40 fpm
Max Gradient 130 fpm

East Fork Obey

East Fork Obey
Photo of Fran Fitzpatrick by Julie Keller (www.JulieKeller.com)

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03414500 1000 - 3000 cfs II-V+ 01h24m 217 cfs (too low)

River Description

Photo of Fran Fitzpatrick, courtesy of Julie Keller (www.JulieKeller.com).

Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to the Streams of Tennessee, B. Sehlinger and


This is a strange run, with lots of flatwater punctuated by extremely dangerous rapids. Many paddlers had fun on this run--and said they wouldn't be back. See the Comments tab for their testimony.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-07-02 23:18:14


Rapid Descriptions

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