Little Loss Creek - into Big Loss Creek

Little Loss Creek, Tennessee, US


into Big Loss Creek

Usual Difficulty I (for normal flows)
Length 2 Miles

Loss Creek

Loss Creek
Photo of Will Reeves by Kevin Miller

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03518500 5.50 - 10.00 ft I 00h50m 1.92 ft (too low)

River Description

William W. Thornton 2003-02-18
Total micro creeking, not even worth looking at unless everything in the area is totally flooded.
Starts out steep and busy and soon a 'mini Gorilla' appears - a 6' drop into a fast flume.
Other memorable drops were a crazy 30' waterfall that landed in a log clogged flume, a big double boof slot, and a large 30' slide into a sloping slot.
The run confluences with Big Loss Creek about a mile and half above the Hiawassee. There is no whitewater to speak of on Big Loss Creek below the confluence.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2005-08-20 17:40:18

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