Ran this with a group of 5, September 24, 2006. Level was ranging between 3.5 and 4.5' according to the graph. More difficult than the Nantahala, less difficult than the Middle Ocoee. More like a river and less like a creek at that level. Take a good look at the rapid by the highway bridge, there is bad stuff on the left but the rapid can be run down the right with a couple of boofs. You may need to ask permission from a land owner to take out in the edge of town.
As of September 2001 the USGS gauge is back on the web!!
Conversion from feet to cfs, from Julie Keller:
1.9 305 3.5 998
2.0 330 4.0 1250
2.2 403 4.5 1515
2.5 526 5.0 1800
2.7 618 6.0 2400
3.0 770 7.0 3150
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