Catawba Creek - Fincastle (Route 616) to James R. (Route 726)

Catawba Creek, Virginia, US


Fincastle (Route 616) to James R. (Route 726)

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 12 Miles

River Description

Virginia Whitewater, Roger Corbett
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2001-11-14 21:07:30

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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March 25 2012 (2429 days ago)
x (1)
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.
May 12 2009 (3478 days ago)
x (1)
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 h

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