The cited gauge is a small feeder creek about midway down this section. As such it is useful as a "guesstimation tool".
A NOAA gage can be accessed on the web for sections further down (on the other side of the restricted zone) but they are subject to influence from a series of dams that serve the military community on Bragg and Pope. Neither come into play since the takeout is mandatory before entering the guarded security zone around the military bases.
Permits are not required for this reach.
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