Big Creek - Low water bridge to Old Iron Bridge (12 miles)


Big Creek, Arkansas, US

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Low water bridge to Old Iron Bridge (12 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 12 Miles
Avg. Gradient 12 fpm
Max Gradient 21 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Strawberry River near Poughkeepsie, AR
usgs-07074000 3.25 - 6.00 ft I-II 00h39m 2.25 ft (too low)


River Description

Very scenic trip through a wildlife management area with some nice bluffs. Watch for wood in a few places.

Put-in at low water bridge on Warren Mountain Road. Take-out at iron bridge on McJester Road.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-22 16:41:31

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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June 9 2011 (2537 days ago)
Tmajewski (153195)
This creek is not runnable at 2.33. A friend and I did the full 13 miles (by GPS) when the reported
gauge reading was 2.33 We probably portaged and walked in the creek 25% of the time. At least and
additional +1 foot is needed to make it at all runnable. We encountered many hazard that would pose
problems at 3.33 feet or higher. Some very scenic area and lots of fish life.


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