Flat Shoal River, South Carolina, US
2: Flat Shoals Bridge to Tanyard Bridge (SSR 37-24)
||I-III (for normal flows)
Blind-SlidePhoto of Kevin Miller by Will Reeves taken 04/15/03 @ 1.6
CHATTOOGA RIVER NEAR CLAYTON, GA
1.80 - 8.00 ft
Upper limit for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.
Flat Shoal is the bigger, more agressive cousin of the North Fork of the Little River. Local
Clemson boaters advised running the Flat Shoal over the North Fork of the Little because the Little
is fairly small, strainer filled, and unexciting. However, that being said, don't get too excited
about Flat Shoal. The largest rapids are class III but the last drop can get pushy at really high
water. Most of the run is wide. I did not see strainers on my one flood stage trip (Will
There is no good reason to boat past the takeout bridge because the lake inundates the last few
miles of the river, almost within sight of the bridge.
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Last Updated: 2005-09-30 10:46:12