Blakely Creek, North Fork - North Fork Road to Hwy 84 (2.9 miles)


Blakely Creek, North Fork, Arkansas, US

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North Fork Road to Hwy 84 (2.9 miles)

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 2.9 Miles
Avg. Gradient 40 fpm
Max Gradient 60 fpm


River Description

See description for first half of run (down to County road 13) at the Ozark Whitewater Page.

Update: Nov. 28, 2002 The upper portion of North Fork Blakely Creek (above section described) is no longer open to the public. Permission must be obtained from land owners in advance of any access. All of the land in the upper portion of this reach is posted and the Shut-In Road access has been gated.

The lower half of this reach remains open to the public.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-22 17:08:06

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Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

Robert Gregory contributes:

No gauge: Use depth of water running over the Shut-In Rd. low water crossing.
Minumum: 6 inches
Optimal: 12 to 18 inches
Dangerous above 20 inches

Generally it takes 1.5 to 2.0 inches of rain to raise the creek enough for boating. Except in cases of heavy rains over an extended period, this creek is runnable for only approximately 24 hours after the rain has stopped.

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User Comments

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January 22 2009 (3405 days ago)
(As reported Nov. 28, 2002) The upper portion of North Fork Blakely Creek is no longer open to the
public. Permission must be obtained from land owners in advance of any access. All of the land in
the upper portion of this reach is posted and the Shut-In Road access has been gated. The lower
half of this reach remains open to the public.

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 North Fork Road to Hwy 84 (2.9 miles), Blakely Creek, North Fork Arkansas, US (mobile)