This is a new gauge, don't have exact flow patterns yet, so if you make a run on this reach, post the level, date, and time of your run here.
An indicator of rainfall in the area can be found at Maple Gap #1034
This gauge is located at the head of Cove Creek.
During the Fall/Winter/Spring look for 1.5"+ of rainfall. During Summer months look for upward of 2" of rainfall for a run.
Also the Powell @ Big Stone Gap gauge can be used to determine water level. Look for 1500cfs and rising.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
If someone gets hurt on a river, or you read about a whitewater-related injury, please report it to
American Whitewater. Don't worry about multiple submissions from other witnesses, as our safety
editors will turn multiple witness reports into a single unified accident report.
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