This photo needs editing.
Difficulty I(III) at this flow (I(III) normally)
Length 4.7 Miles
Gauge OGEECHEE RIVER AT GA 88, NEAR GRANGE, GA
Flow Range 300 - 6000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 48.4 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 05/07/2014 3:51 am

River Description


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

Rapid Descriptions

Comments

default user thumbnail
Tom Welander
|
5 years ago

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

Gage Descriptions

Visual.

Directions Description


We have no additional detail on this route. Use the map below to calculate how to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.

No Accident Reports

Alerts

News

user-avatar

Tom Welander

user-avatar

Matt Muir

Revisions

Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1203361 05/07/14 Tom Welander gradient from 15 to 4fpm
1193648 12/29/05 n/a n/a