Drainage area at our listed put-in (on Poplar Creek) is approximately 166 sq.mi. (as calculated via USGS StreamStats Beta software).
At the confluence with the Black, the combined drainage is 514 square miles whereas drainage at the gauge is 749 square miles, thus (on average) one might anticipate flows here to be about 2/3rds the gauge reading.
At the Lone Road / Greenwood Park take-out drainage area has edged up to 524 square miles.
Hemlock Bridge is half way down the run to Greenwood, where there is a good county campground (Greenwood Park). This campground makes a great base if you want to spend a weekend making several of the runs.
11 years ago
Gauge is 20 miles downstream from put-in. Various intervening tributaries contribute to the flow. Nevertheless, this gauge should provide reasonable indication of runnability.
I have no awareness of optimum boatable levels at present. "Minimum" used here is completely unverified guess.
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