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Difficulty I-II(III)
Length Miles
Gauge JOHNS RIVER AT ARNEYS STORE, NC
Flow Range 225 - 3000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 21 minutes ago 524 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/13/2004 12:35 pm

River Description


Put-in below Brown Mountain Beach.
Take-out on Johns River at the 1438 Bridge.

Mostly class 2 water with some small ledges.

For more Info see Carolina Whitewater, Benner & Benner. Menasha Ridge Press.

Rapid Descriptions

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Summary of Gauge Readings

Wilsons Creek gauge is on the river left bridge piling at Adako Road.

Another usable gauge is Johns River at Arneys Store. This will give you a water level for the Johns River near the take-out.

Gauge NameReadingTimeComment
JOHNS RIVER AT ARNEYS STORE, NC
AW Gauge Info
524 cfs 00h21m n/a
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Development Proposed on Wilson Creek (NC)

2007-08-08 00:00:00-04
Kevin Colburn

A large housing development is in the early planning stages for the banks of North Carolina's Wild and Scenic Wilson Creek.  The development, as planned, would lead to roughly 250 homes being built near the Creek on a 650 acre private lot that encompasses nearly 2 miles of Wilson Creek.
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Wilson Creek Hearing on Development

2007-08-22 00:00:00-04
Kevin Colburn

As AW recently reported, a large development is being planned on the banks of North Carolina's Wild and Scenic Wilson Creek.  The Caldwell County Commissioners will decide whether or not to approve the development at a public meeting being held on Monday, August 27th, at 6pm, at 905 West Avenue in downtown Lenoir.
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Wilson Creek Development Proposal Withdrawn!

2007-08-23 00:00:00-04
Kevin Colburn

The proposal to build over 200 homes on 650 acres bordering North Carolina's Wild and Scenic Wilson Creek has been withdrawn.  The land has not been sold, and will be retained by its owner at least temporarily.  In response, the Caldwell County public hearing originally scheduled for Monday, August 27th has been canceled.  Public support for protection may ultimately lead to protection of this land. 
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Catawba River Access Enhancements to Begin (NC/SC)

2018-01-08 09:43:00-05
Kevin Colburn

Federal regulators recently gave Duke Energy the green light to move forward on the Catawba-Wateree recreation management plan. The plan includes public recreation requirements and agreements included in the new 40-year license FERC issued in 2015 for the Catawba-Wateree’s Hydroelectric Project. The project encompasses nearly 1,800 miles of shoreline along 11 reservoirs and multiple river reaches in nine counties in North Carolina and five in South Carolina. Projects include new picnic facilities, fishing piers, swim beaches, campgrounds, expanded parking, restrooms and additional boating access areas.

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