One of the more challenging and isolated stretches on the North Fork of Cadron Creek. The run is bordered by high bluffs and wooded hillsides, and winds its way through deep pools and Class I-II+ whitewater, including the notorious "Rock of Gibraltar". (Hint: go river right at flows less than 4.0 ft). Expect high standing waves (4+ feet) at higher levels that are very capable of swamping open boats. There is excellent access (thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission) at both put-in and take-out. Use Solomon Grove Road (north of the creek) for the shortest paved shuttle.
Large tree fell across the creek and dosen't look like its going anywhere anytime soon. Have to portage around.
Gauge located at Hwy 65 (put-in)
Permits are not required for this reach.
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Cadron Creek @3) Cove Creek Run: Highway 65 to Highway 285 (10 miles)
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