Ogeechee - Jewell to 123 bridge


Ogeechee, Georgia, US

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Jewell to 123 bridge

Usual Difficulty I(III) (varies with level)
Length 4.7 Miles
Avg. Gradient 4 fpm
Max Gradient 50 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
OGEECHEE RIVER AT GA 88, NEAR GRANGE, GA
usgs-02200120 300 - 6000 cfs I(III) 00h54m 74.5 cfs (too low)


River Description

As a fall-line river, this stream is mostly flat but has a few punctuated ledges, slides, and rock gardens.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2014-05-07 03:51:59

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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May 7 2014 (1623 days ago)
Tom WelanderDetails
The river drops about 20' over the entire section. Half of that drop occurs at The Shoals...the
rapid just above the take-out. It might be proper to describe these falls as a park and play rapid.
Two sets of islands divide the falls into three channels; the far right channel is gradual and a
good choice. Overall, this section is a beautiful smoothwater run relatively clear of deadfall.
Minimum 10'/300cfs at the USGS Ga 88 near Grange gauge (which is 30 river miles downstream). It
probably starts to get good for cruising or camping somewhere between 400 and 500 cfs. --tw


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