Double Branch - US 178 to State Rd 88


Double Branch, South Carolina, US

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US 178 to State Rd 88

Usual Difficulty III (for normal flows)
Length 0.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 200 fpm
Max Gradient 200 fpm

Double Branch ledge


Double Branch ledge
Photo of Clay Guerry by Will Reeves taken 02/06/04 @ 1500 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
EIGHTEENMILE CREEK ABOVE PENDLETON, SC
usgs-02186699 950 - unknown cfs III 6y70d21h58m 44 cfs (too low)


River Description

Double Branch is a real "backyard" flood creek. This little stream makes a mad dash over some ledges and rocks as it plunges from Hwy.178 to Hwy.88. The creek could be run with one car if you don't mind walking a one mile shuttle or just parking at the bottom and walking up to the top of the run.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2004-07-28 21:43:54

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.5St Rd 88 rapidsIIITakeout Access Photo
0.5NotchIIITakeout Access Hazard Photo

Rapid Descriptions

St Rd 88 rapids (Class III, Mile 0.5)

Double Branch at low flow

Double Branch at low flow
Photo of Double Branch by Will Reeves taken 07/09/03 @ very low

Duoble Branch is usually a trickle but note the white arrow for a marker of high water levels.

Notch (Class III, Mile 0.5)

Double Branch

Double Branch
Photo of Will Reeves by Clay Guerry taken 02/06/04 @ 1500 cfs

The longest slide on Double Branch is a narrow slot. This is visible from St. Rd. 88.


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