Watauga - Guys Ford Bridge to Watauga Lake

Watauga, Tennessee, US


Guys Ford Bridge to Watauga Lake (Watauga Gorge)

Usual Difficulty IV-V (for normal flows)
Length 4.9 Miles
Avg. Gradient 100 fpm
Max Gradient 140 fpm

Final drop at Hydro

Final drop at Hydro
Photo by Daniel Fosbinder taken 03/15/01 @ 420 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03479000 150 - 800 cfs IV-V 00h23m 287 cfs (running)

River Description

The best info on this section of the Watauga is available on the North Carolina Watauga page.

You can also get really great info from the Asheville Area Boating Beta Page.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2014-12-18 14:38:09

Rapid Descriptions

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