Lots and lots of flat water and cow fields. One short section of ledges. Not worth the drive or the paddle to get there, quite the waste of a high water day. We paddled from Fincastle to the James 742 by the hunt club as described in Corbet, never did find that "gorge like committing constant class III rapids" he described.
There are other sections of Catawba Creek that offers mild whitewater..There is also a dam near the landfill/cement plant that is runnable on center left(when the water pouring over lip is about 3/4 paddle length deep,-dont mess up boof,or pencil..,runnable only at higher water smaller ledges further downstream..cam h
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