Noland Creek - Lakeview Road to Fontana Lake

Noland Creek, North Carolina, US


Lakeview Road to Fontana Lake

Usual Difficulty I (for normal flows)

River Description

A short run with a major flatwater lake paddle to find a take-out.

There is also the possibility of hiking upstream for what might be some interesting creeking.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Map of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

USGS Info for Noland Creek.

The Road to Nowhere.

There used to be a Noland Creek Gauge.


Description, qualifying comments, and acceptable water years.
Drainage area is 13.8 sq.mi.
Datum is 2268.60 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 06010202 at Latitude: 35:29:05N Longitude: 083:30:15W
Station is in the state of NC (county code 173) and serviced by the NC office.
Channel slope is 368.00 feet/mile
Stream length is 8.41 miles
Mean basin elevation is 4105.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by
Storage: 0.00% Lakes: 0.00% Forests: 99.00% Glaciers: N.A.% Soil infiltration index is N.A. inches
Annual precipitation is 68.00 inches
Precipitation intensity is 3.70 inches/24 hour (expected on the average once each two years)
January minimum temperature is 26.00 degrees Fahrenheit

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2001-10-30 21:41:18

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